Author: Linda Ericson
Most people have surely heard about goji berries but not from everyone knows about their exceptional benefits. As in the case of both blueberries and cranberries the goji berry is filled with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals as well as amino acids, including all eight essential ones (which we must get through our diet).
Besides all of this it is packed with fibers and at the same time low in calories.
Dried goji berries contains three times as much antioxidants as pomegranate.
According to studies this is one of the world’s most powerful anti-aging foods. It contains two components that support good vision which means that you lower the risk of developing age-related impaired vision and other eye diseases. Vitamin A, C and zinc are also naturally occurring. Among other health benefits they help improve skin tone and muscle function.
There are several ways to prepare and eat these super berries. They are both sweet and easy to chew, possible to eat raw or soak before consumption. They can be baked, boiled, steamed and processed in almost any way after rinsing.
Sprinkle them over your oatmeal, add them to muesli or bring them with you as a simple snack. They are also suitable in smoothies or as additional vitamins in both salads and yogurts.
In other words, if you are looking to add new nutritious foods to your diet this would definitely be a good choice.”
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