Organic Goji Berries Can Improve Your Health
They will help you fight aging
& low blood sugar!
Organic goji berries can help you feel and look younger! It is reported that this powerful super fruit stimulates the production of HGH (Human Growth Hormone). It is also said to give users a more youthful appearance. The ingredients in the goji berry can also protect you against premature aging.
Modern research studies show that the goji berry is an antioxidant super food! Antioxidants help neutralize the potential damage caused by free radicals in the body. There are more antioxidant carotenoids in goji berries than in any other known food.
What Nutrients Are in Goji Berries?
There are 18 amino acids in the goji berry, including the 8 essential ones. Amino acids are the building blocks of the body. Without the essential amino acids the body cannot repair and heal itself.
The main active ingredients in goji berries are lycium barbarum polysaccharides (LBP). These are the basic sugars found in all cells of the body. They are necessary for proper immune function and bio communication between the cells. LPB polysaccharides also contain lutein and zeaxanthin, which help protect the retina of the eye. This should be of particular interest to those with diabetes.
The goji berry has more beta carotene than carrots and almost as much protein as bee pollen. Goji fruit is a better source of vitamin C than oranges! These berries also contain 21 trace minerals including germanium. This particular trace mineral is an anti-cancer substance not found in many foods. The flavonoids in the goji berry also help improve circulation.
Goji berries are also used to help control sugar cravings. They are especially helpful for people with hypoglycemia and for hyperactive children.
The History of Goji Berries
Goji berries (lycium barbarum) are sweet, red berries native to China. Goji berries also grow in Tibet and India. They have been used for thousands of years to make tea, soup and are even added to stew. The dried goji fruit is chewed like we would raisins. This fruit is known as the "happy berry"! It is believed that the regular consumption of the goji fruit brings a cheerful attitude. They are also referred to as wolfberries.
Organic goji berries are still a staple in the diets of the Hunza people who live in the Himalayan Mountains. The Hunza are famous for living long, healthy lives. Many live to be over 100 years of age!
These berries have been used by Chinese herbalists for thousands of years! They were used anciently to protect the liver, help the eyes, strengthen the legs and improve longevity. Goji fruit was also used to improve fertility and sexual function.
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