For over 2,000 years Goji berry has proven to improve many health conditions and cure ailments. Many Chinese people consume goji berries on a regular basis because they believe that this red colored berry can keep them healthy, young, and energetic.
Goji berry is a sweet-tasting, dark-red colored fruit, this fruit has extraordinary healing properties that most people don’t know about; it is considered as the world’s most nutrient-dense food.
Available form of Goji Berry: fresh and dried, goji juice, as herbal tea. It can also be added with yogurt, and with cereals, etc.
Health Benefits of Goji Berry:
- In Chinese medicine it is a common practice to prescribe goji berry to treat liver, kidney, or eye diseases along with other herbal medicine.
- Helps to eliminate fatigue, especially when recovering from illness.
- Help stimulate the secretion of hGH (human growth hormone), the youth hormone. The benefits of hGH include; reduction of body fat, better sleep, improved memory, accelerated healing, restored libido and a more youthful appearance.
- Help restore and repair damaged DNA.
- Help to reduce body weight by enhancing the conversion of food into energy instead of fat.
- Help reduce the toxic effect of Chemotherapy and Radiation.
- Significantly increases testosterone level in the blood, thereby increasing libido in both men and women.
- Rich in carotenoid which help protect against macular degeneration and cataracts.
- Patient taking a cancer drug together with goji has recovery rate of up to 250 percent better than those patient taking the drug alone.
- Considered as “brain tonic”, because it contains betaine, which is converted in the body into choline, substances that enhances memory and recall ability.
- Daily consumption of Goji can give a person a happy disposition.
Nutrient Content of Goji Berry: Goji is said to contain more vitamin C than oranges, more beta-carotene than carrots, and more iron than steak. It also contain 11 essential elements, 22 trace dietary minerals, 18 amino acids, 6 essential vitamins, 8 polysaccharides, 6 monosaccharide, 5 unsaturated fatty acids (essential fatty acids, linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, beta-sitosterol and other phytosterols), 5 carotenoids (e.g. beta-carotene and zeaxanthin etc), xanthophy, and many phenolic pigments associated with antioxidant properties.
“This post was originally published on January 4, 2012 @02:22”