For thousands of years, the Goji berry (Lycium Barbarum) has been revered for its staggering array of health benefits and has been used to reduce the craving for sugar, strengthen the immune system, increase longevity and protect from premature aging, protect the liver, build strong blood and promote cardiovascular health, support eye health and improve vision, maintain healthy blood pressure and blood sugar, stimulate secretion of human growth hormone, strengthen muscles and bones, support normal kidney function, improve
fertility, aid sexual function, and help reduce obesity. Modern science has shown that this bright red berry not only contains extremely high levels of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, but also contains many unique phytonutrients, polysaccharides, and complex compounds that scientists are just beginning to understand.
The Goji Berry, a relative of tomato and natural source of lycopene, has also been called the world's most powerful anti-aging food. It is one of the highest rated foods on the ORAC scale (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) only rivaled by the Acai berry. The ORAC scale is a test developed by USDA researchers out of Tufts University in Boston that measures the antioxidant level in foods. Goji Berries possesses an unmatched ability to absorb injurious, free radicals that attack the body and contribute to the aging process and many diseases. Today, our bodies are constantly being bombarded by free radicals from the air we breathe, the water we drink, the pesticides on our fruits and vegetables, the chemicals we clean with, the preservatives in our processed food and on and on. Eating foods high in antioxidants is one way we can help our bodies combat these free radicals and the damage they cause.
Goji berries contain 18 amino acids; including the 8 essential ones, they are a superb source of vitamin A and offer more beta carotene than carrots, a rich source of vitamin C; having 500 times more vitamin C per ounce than oranges. Goji berries also have 21 trace minerals including germanium; a substance rarely found in foods, vitamins B1, B2, B6, and vitamin E The raw Goji berry is a nutritionally dense food and an excellent source of protein too. Goji Berries have a long history of use for eye problems, skin rashes, psoriasis, allergies, insomnia, liver health, and balancing blood sugar.
Our raw Goji berries are organically grown in remote province of Ningxia, China, where people have grown them for centuries and where pesticides have never been used.
Some possible benefits of our sun dried raw Organic Goji Berries may include:
● Reducing the craving for sugar
● Increasing longevity
● Improving sexual function
● Protecting from premature aging
● Potent anti-oxidant protection for the liver
● Building strong blood & promotes cardiovascular health
● Supporting eye health & improves vision
● Alkalizing effect on the blood
● Maintaining healthy blood pressure & blood sugar
● Simulating secretion of human growth hormone
● Strengthening muscles & bones
● Supporting normal kidney function
● Improving fertility
● Helping reduce obesity
● Strengthening the immune system Suggested Uses:
Eat 1 small handful (1 oz) per day. Add to smoothies, salads, desserts, yogurt or cereal. Use in homemade trail mixes or energy bars.
Organic Sun Dried Goji Berries.
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Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our raw Sun Dried Goji Berries are certified organic and pass our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers organic raw Sun Dried Goji Berries packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Organic raw Sun Dried Goji Berries in a cool, dark, dry place.
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