Sun Dried Goji Berries - Organic (1 lb)
For thousands of years, the Goji berry (Lycium Barbarum) has been revered for its staggering array
of health benefits and have 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. Our
Goji Berry powder contains a whopping 40% polysaccharides.
The Goji Berry is also being 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.
Eat by the handful or eat as little as half an ounce a day and experience the goji berries many wonderful benefits.
Add to smoothies, salads, desserts, yogurt, and granola. Add to recipes and make your own energy bars; just use in
place of raisins.
Our 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.
Origin: China - Certified Organic