Goji Berries are known for and have been used for their anti-aging or longevity properties. In the Ningxia Hui region of Northern China, where goji berries are grown, there are 16 times as many centenarians — people over 100 years old — as the rest of the country combined. This small red berry, traditionally regarded as the longevity fruit, is a key ingredient in their diet. Read more here.
Goji Berries can come in a variety of colors including deep red, dark orange, and pale yellow. They have the appearance of dried raisins, except larger in size. Goji Berries are and adaptogenic berry, meaning they regulate your hormones and act on your adrenals, endocrine system, and thyroid. Adaptogens also help the body resist diseases and adjust or handle stress properly. Goji berries help reduce stress hormones, like cortisol. Stress is one of the main causes of health problems for humans today. When the body is unable to adapt to stress well, poor health follows. Handling stress is a huge factor in the overall health of persons.
Goji berries are the only known food to naturally produce within your body HGH (Human Growth Hormone). Goji's are an ideal way for vegetarians to get their necessary protein as goji berries are a complete source of protein and include 21 trace minerals.
When purchasing goji berries you want to find a deep, dark, and rich red color. They should also be 100% organic, raw, and the more juicy or moist the better. Dry goji berries have lost a lot of nutrients. You can enjoy goji berries as an ideal snack. -Information from Dr. Michael VanDerschelden.
Here are several benefits of goji berries:
- Normalize your hormones, adrenals, endocrine system, and thyroid
- Helps lower your cortisol and stress hormones
- Increases longevity and stamina
- Increases sexual energy
- Only food to increase Human Growth Hormone, which boosts testosterone and increases strength
- Complete source of protein
- 21 trace minerals
- Improves vision through high Zeaxanthin and Lutein content
-Information from Dr. Michael VanDerschelden.