- Anti aging, 18 amino acids, Protein, Vitamin C, Iron, Boost immune system, helps with lower back pain, dizziness and eye sight, HGH. they're right.
What does Madonna have in common with a Chinese emperor from the Ming Dynasty? They both swear that Goji berries are the fountain of youth. With 18 amino acids,
Goji Berries are so popular now. One superfood you are not going to want to live without! Packed with goodness, anti-aging and mild in taste and texture, they are little nutritional powerhouses! For years they have been a staple food in China and were traditionally used to make a broth to help people recover after being unwell. They are packed with nutrients Goji berries are the most nutritionally dense fruit on Earth.
Unique among fruits because they contain all essential amino acids, goji berries also have the highest concentration of protein of any fruit. They are also loaded with vitamin C, contain more carotenoids than any other food, have twenty-one trace minerals, and are high in fiber. Boasting 15 times the amount of iron found in spinach, as well as calcium, zinc, selenium and many other important trace minerals, there is no doubt that the humble goji berry is a nutritional powerhouse.
This amazing little super-fruit also contains natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal compounds. Their powerful antioxidant properties and polysaccharides also help to boost the immune system. It’s no wonder then, that in traditional Chinese medicine they are renowned for increasing strength and longevity.
In traditional Chinese medicine, the goji is said to act on the Kidney and Liver meridians to help with lower back pain, dizziness and eyesight. They are most often consumed raw, made into a tea or extract, or as an ingredient in soups.
Goji berries are also one of the only foods that stimulate the production of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). As we age our bodies stop producing HGH, which is why many people today take it as a supplement to prevent premature aging. However, adding goji berries to your diet is a much safer way to stimulate the production of HGH in your body naturally. Anti-aging and delicious....go go goji berries!
Goji berries are most commonly found in dried form, and make a great snack alone, added to trail mix, muesli or put in your smoothie. They can also be soaked for a couple of hours in enough water to cover them to make a broth when you are feeling unwell.
Please note that there can be adverse interactions if you consume goji berries while also taking the blood thinner warfarin. So be sure to consult your health care provider if that is the case.