The new Health food available in grocery stores and super markets in the health aisle.
I found this rare Goji berries while browsing the aisles of whole food market. I have tried couple of recipes with them and they turned out to be quite delicious. I love its red color in a dried form and it is tangy in taste. My daughter likes to pop them in her mouth like raisins. This rare fruit interested me so much that I decided to explore it further.
Goji berries are native to China and are grown in abundance in Asian countries. In United States, I found it in the dried form but I would love to see and taste the fresh form of Goji berries. In Asian countries Goji berries is commonly used in tea and juices. It is said to increase the life expectancy and improve the health of heart.
Goji berries are good source of amino acids and minerals. They have a very high content of antioxidants and Vitamin C & E. They contain anti- inflammatory, anti – bacterial and anti – fungal compounds.
Health Benefits of Goji Berries:
1) Helps in eye sight improvement
2) Promotes stronger immune system
3) Lowering cholesterol
4) Helps in weight loss
5) Controls the blood pressure and blood sugar levels
6) Fights insomnia.
Recipes with Goji Berries:
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