Grown in throughout Tibet, Mongolia and other areas in the region, Goji berries have been used in Asian herbal medicine for more than 5000 years and attributed to the long life of Chinese herbalist, Li Qing Yuen, who consumed Goji berries daily and lived to the age of 252.
Known to some as wolfberries, Goji berries are one of the most prized superfruits in the Asian tradition, promoting vitality and wellbeing. Their pleasant taste is likened to a cross between cherries, cranberries and raisins.These the berries contain several vitamins including Vitamin A, Iron and a huge boost of vitamin C. Each berry is loaded with carotenoids such as beta-carotene and lutein and contain about 30% polysaccharide by pulp weight when paired with vitamin C. These combined nutrients create a powerful all-around immunity boost, excellent for warding off colds and other minor ailments.
Goji berries may be used alone as a snack, sprinkled in granola, used in trail and nut mixes, blended in yogurt or smoothies, or mixed in recipes such as cookie, or cake batter to enhance the flavor and nutritional value. Goji tea is another favorite for consumption and can be made by soaking the berries in water. Whatever your preference, you only need a small handful (10-30 grams) daily to enjoy the nutrients offered in this superfood for a wealth vital minerals and amino acids.
Our Goji berries have undergone extensive testing and are certified Organic, earning highest purity scores for heavy metals. Each serving provides nutrients that contribute to healthy vision and healthy red blood cells and cellular growth. In addition to these basic benefits, Goji berries promote heart, cardiovascular and immune system health as well as good oral health. They provide the nutrients necessary for metabolic support, improving nervous system and thyroid health and vitality, and they act as a cancer preventative. Below are just a few of the highlights.
Goji Berry Nutrition Facts
• Loaded with antioxidant carotenoids: food for the eyes
• Twice as much beta carotene as carrots
• Twice as much iron as spinach
• As much vitamin C as oranges
• 18 amino acids, including all 8 essential amino acids for complete protein
• Over 20 trace minerals, including zinc, iron, copper, calcium, selenium, and phosphorus
• Balance of slow and fast carbs for energy, and fiber for digestion
• Rich in Vitamins B1, B2, B6, Vitamin E
• 12 times more antioxidants than blueberries
Our Goji berries are completely organic. Unlike many Gojis in UK, they come direct from the source and undergo extensive lab testing for purity, earning highest purity scores for heavy metals.
Ingredients: 100% organic goji berries
Country of origin: China
Suggested use: Eat them straight from the packet as a snack or add a handful to your favorite trail mix, cereal, juice or smoothie.
Store in a cool dry place, away from sunlight.
|Nutritional value||Per 100 g|
|Energy||1166 kJ / 278 kcal|
|of which saturates||0 g|
|of which sugars||46.5 g|
|Vitamins and minerals|
|Vitamin C||18.4 mg|