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Organic Goji Berries
Our Goji-berries are certified organic and the highest quality being grown in the highlands of Tibet which has the longest growing season and produces delicious, and nutrient dense goji. LifeFoods goji is also a raw food product to ensure it retains the maximum health benefits.
Goji berries have been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. And Chinese medical practitioners say that goji berries contain the'chi' or the vital life force.
How to Use Goji Berries:
As already mentioned they are a great snack food, but we also recommend adding them to smoothies, muesli, soaking them overnight with oats(this adds a subtle sweetness to your morning porridge), putting them in desserts and they can also be left to soak in water and then drank or made into anti-oxidant rich tea.
Healh Benefits of Goji Berries:
*They are the richest source of the antioxidants cartonoids including beta-carotene of all food known to man, therefore they help to repair free radical damage which strengthens our body to fight of diseases.
*By weight they contain 500 times more vitamin C than oranges so are great for fighting off colds and boosting your immune system.
*They are believed to be a food which increases youthfulness and longevity this is due to its high content of sesquiterpenoids, which help to strengthen the immune system and stimulate the secretion of rejuvenative human growth hormone by the pituitary gland, this hormone helps our body to remain youthful as when we get older our bodies start to decrease production of it.
* Throughout Asia goji berries are believed to be a sexual tonic this maybe because they help to improve stamina and increase the human growth hormone which allows the body to produce more testosterone which when low can lead to lower sex drive.
* Goji berries may help to improve your eyesight as they contain zeaxanthin and lutein which are believed to help protect the eyes and heal the membranes.
*In Asia goji berry tea has been used as a treatment for people who suffer with diabetes this is due to their ability to balance our blood sugar levels. This in turn helps to improve the function of our vital organs.
Finally these little berries are an abundant source of nutrition as they contain, 18 kinds of amino acids, including all the 8 essential amino acids, have 11.7% protein, are also rich in trace minerals including zinc, iron, copper, calcium, germanium, selenium and phosphorus and the vitamins B1, B2, B6 and vitamin E. So when you eat goji berries you know you are getting a whole array of benefits and giving your body the nutrients it needs to provide you with outstanding health.