Goji Berry Juice Powder - Organic
For thousands of years, the Goji Berry (Lycium Barbarum) has been revered for its staggering array of possible health benefits. This super berry has been traditionally used to support the body's natural ability to heal itself.
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For thousands of years, the Goji Berry (Lycium Barbarum) has been revered for its staggering array of health benefits and has been used to possibly support a healthy aging process, support a healthy immune system response, support a healthy liver, support healthy blood and promote cardiovascular health, support eye health, support healthy blood pressure and blood sugar levels, support a healthy glandular system and support normal healthy kidney function.
Modern science has shown that this bright red berry is not only a source of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals but also contains many unique phytonutrients, polysaccharides and complex compounds that scientists are just beginning to understand. Our Goji Berry Powder contains a whopping 50% polysaccharides.
The goji berry, a relative of tomato, is a natural source of lycopene and has also been called the world's most powerful anti-aging food. It is one of the highest rated foods on the ORAC scale (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) only rivaled by the acai berry. The ORAC scale is a test developed by USDA researchers out of Tufts University in Boston that measures the antioxidant level in foods. Goji berries possess an unmatched ability to absorb injurious free radicals that attack the body and contribute to the aging process and many diseases. Today, our bodies are constantly being bombarded by free radicals from the air we breathe, the water we drink, the pesticides on our fruits and vegetables, the chemicals we clean with, the preservatives in our processed food and so on. Eating foods high in antioxidants is one way we can help our bodies combat these free radicals and the damage they cause.
Goji berries contain 18 amino acids; including the 8 essential ones. They are a superb source of vitamin A and offer more beta carotene than carrots, are a rich source of vitamin C; having 500 times more vitamin C per ounce than oranges. Goji berries also contain 21 trace minerals including germanium; a substance rarely found in foods, and vitamins B1, B2, B6. The raw goji berry is a nutritionally dense food and an excellent source of protein, too. Goji Berries have a long history of use as a tonic in traditional Chinese medicine.
Some possible traditional uses of Raw Organic Goji Berry Juice Powder may include:
- 50% polysaccharides
- May reduce the craving for sugar
- May support a healthy aging process
- Possible antioxidant protection for supporting a healthy liver
- May support the building of strong blood
- May support a healthy cardiovascular system
- May support eye health
- May support the body's ability to keep healthy ph balance in the blood
- May support healthy blood pressure & blood sugar levels
- May support a healthy glandular system
- May support the strengthening of muscles & bones
- May aid with normal kidney function
- May support the improvement fertility
- May support healthy weight reduction in obese adults
- May supports a healthy inflammation response
Constituents of Goji include:
- Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, Copper, Selenium, Potassium
- Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B-6, Vitamin A,
Beta carotene, Vitamin E, Zeaxanthin & Lutine
- Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Serine
- Essential Fatty Acids: Linoleic Acid, Alpha-Linolenic Acid
- Carotenoids: Beta Carotene, Zeaxanthin, Lutein, Lycopene, Cryptoxanthin, Xanthophyll
- Phytosterols: Beta-Sitosterol
- Phenols: Resveratrol
- Other Phytochemicals: Cyperone, Solavetivone, Physalin
Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon with juice, yogurt or add to your favorite smoothie.
Mixing suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our organic gelatinized maca root and organic extra rich cacao powders in a smoothie.
Botanical Name: Lycium barbarum.
Other Names: Wolfberry, Lycii Berry, pinyin,
Parts Used: Whole, Goji Berries.
Ingredients: Organic Goji Berry Juice Powder and Organic non-GMO maltodextrin derived from yuca root*.
*This product contains a small amount of tapioca maltodextrin, which is a starch made from organically grown non-GMO yuca root (cassava root). This starch acts as a drying agent and is necessary to keep this powder from clumping into hard chunks or one solid brick.
For more information about tapioca starch derived from cassava root (yuca root) click here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassava
Origin: Grown and dried in China. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
Certifications: USDA Certified Organic.
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