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GOJI BERRY

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Kimmy Kim

on 5 December 2013

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Transcript of GOJI BERRY

GOJI BERRIES
used to cure ailments (in traditional Chinese medicine)
several studies suggest that- support brain health and may protect against Alzheimer's
rich source of selenium and germanium
have anti-cancer properties
improve eyesight, protect liver and kidney
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF GOJI BERRIES ?
15 times more iron than spinach
more beta-carotene than carrots
18 types of amino acids
21 trace elements and minerals (zinc, iron, copper, germanium and selenium)
400 times more vitamin C than oranges (for fresh berry)
8 times more vitamin C than oranges and 2 times more than kiwi (for dried berry)
DO GOJI BERRIES HAVE SIDE EFFECTS ?
herb-drug interaction
avoid goji berries if you take warfarin (a blood thinner)
interact with diabetes and blood pressure drugs
not recommend for pregnant and nursing mothers (stimulate the uterus)
strong doses cause diarrhea
also known as wolfberry or Lycium Barbarum
a bright orange-red berry, mild tangy taste
from China, Tibet and Mongolia in the Himalayan region
now is cultivated in Europe and North America
can be eaten raw, dried (like raisins), added to soup or liqiud extract
WHAT IS GOJI BERRY
"Longevity fruit"
contains polysaccharides (immune-enhancing properties)
packed with antioxidants, amino acids and other vitamins and minerals
antioxidants-helps to protect the body from the free radicals
injure the cells and damage the DNA. When a cell's DNA changes, the cell grows abnormal
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF GOJI BERRIES
GOJI BERRIES CONTAIN:
Goji berry juice
PRODUCTS OF GOJI BERRIES
Dietary supplement
Goji berry muffin
Goji berry extract
THANK YOU~
polysaccharides+antioxidants=extra protection against free radicals
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