This oriental berry has been eaten in Asia for decades. Eaten for its anti-aging affects, this has been a staple for the health conscious individuals. This berry can help to battle against disease; with initial studies showing that it can help with renal problems, diabetes and can increase your immune system. The reasoning behind this is that goji berries are packed with vitamins and minerals that the body crave. So throw out those musty old vitamin capsules and see why organic goji berries can help your body perform wonders.
These berries contain:
Iron: Essential for red blood cell construction and helps to transport oxygen to the muscles in your body. Goji berries contain 100% of your RDA in 100 grams
Essential Fatty Acids: These essential fatty acids aid the bodies recovery and
Vitamin A: Helps protect the immune system and protects your skin linings. Essential to protect you against disease.
Vitamin C: Has a lot of uses in the body and can only be eaten through foods as the body can not produce it.* It helps protect cells and aids wound healing. Oranges contain 80mg of Vitamin C whilst Goji berries has 2500mg in 100 grams.
Lignans: These are antioxidants which help to remove free radicals from the body. It has been shown to reduce age related illnesses such as dementia and cognitive decline.
N.B. > Goji berries have been known to interact with certain medications, especially Warfarin and some Blood Pressure Medications. Ask your GP before regularly taking this.
*FACT: Guinea Pigs and Humans are the only two animals that can not produce Vitamin C.