- Goji Berries have a long history of use as a tonic in traditional Chinese medicine.
- The goji berry, a relative of tomato, is a natural source of lycopene and has also been called the world's most powerful anti-aging food.
- This bright red berry is not only a source of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals but also contains many unique phytonutrients.
- Goji berries contain 18 amino acids; including the 8 essentials. They are a superb source of vitamin A and are a richsource of vitamin C ...
Goji Berries have more beta carotene than carrots
-- And have 500 times more vitamin C per ounce than oranges!
For thousands of years, the Goji Berry (Lycium Barbarum) has been revered for its staggering array of health benefits. Goji berries have been used as a tonic to possibly support a healthy restoration process. Goji may also support a healthy immune system response, a healthy liver, blood health, cardiovascular health, eye health and may also support healthy blood pressure and blood sugar levels within normal range.
Modern science has shown that this bright red berry is not only a source 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 the tomato, is a natural source of lycopene and 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 possess an unmatched ability to support the body’s in absorbing injurious free radicals that attack the body and contribute to an unhealthy restorative process. 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 so 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 are rich in protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients
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, are a rich source of vitamin C; having 500 times more vitamin C per ounce than oranges. Goji berries also contain 21 trace minerals includingvitamins B1, B2, B6. The raw goji berry is a nutritionally dense food and an excellent source of protein, too. Goji Berries have a long history of use as a tonic in traditional Chinese medicine.
Some possible health benefits and traditional uses of Organic Raw Freeze-Dried Goji Berry Powder may include:
Natural source of polysaccharides
May reduce the craving for sugar
May support a healthy restorative process
Possible antioxidant protection for supporting a healthy liver
May support the building of strong blood
May support a healthy cardiovascular system
May support eye health
May support the body's ability to keep healthy ph balance in the blood
May support healthy blood pressure & blood sugar levels
May support a healthy glandular system
May support the strengthening of muscles & bones
May aid with normal kidney function
May support the improvement of fertility
May support healthy weight reduction in obese adults
May supports a healthy inflammation response
Micronutrients of Goji include:
Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, Copper, Selenium, Potassium
Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B-6, Vitamin A, Beta carotene, Vitamin E, Zeaxanthin & Lutine
Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine
,.Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Serine
Essential Fatty Acids: Linoleic Acid, Alpha-Linolenic Acid
Carotenoids: Beta Carotene, Zeaxanthin, Lutein, Lycopene, Cryptoxanthin, Xanthophyll
Other Phytochemicals: Cyperone, Solavetivone, Physalin
Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon with juice, yogurt or add to your favorite smoothie.
Miscellaneous Facts about our Freeze Dried Raw Organic Goji Berry Powder
Certifications: Certified USDA Organic.
Ingredients: Organic Raw Goji Berries.
Parts Used: Whole Goji berry.
Botanical Name: Lycium barbarum L.
Other Names: Wolfberry, Lycii Berry, pinyin,
Origin: Grown in China and dried in the USA. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
How to Maintain Optimum Freshness
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Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Organic Goji Berry Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.
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