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Raw Organic Goji Berries by Sunfood - 8 oz

With a flavor resembling a combination of cherries and cranberries and black tea, Sunfood Goji Berries are an incredibly delicious superfood. Considered the most important food/herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine, goji berries are one of the most nutritionally-rich fruits, providing you with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and anti-aging benefits. We’ve tried a lot of goji berries, and Sunfood’s are by far the best. They’re plump and soft and flavorfull, unlike all the hard dry bitter crunchy little gojis out there. We never fully appreciated the deliciousness of goji berries until we tried Sunfood’s — you’ll want to snack on these constantly.

For the true, true stories behind this incredible foodstuff, read on.

Often called wolfberries and considered the most important food/herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine, goji berries are one of the most nutritionally-rich fruits, providing you with a healthy boost of vitamins, trace minerals, antioxidants and anti-aging benefits. Whether you enjoy them as, combine into your favorite trail mix, or toss them into stews and braises, you’re sure to feel the health benefits of Sunfood goji berries, as they are considered a complete source of protein and regarded as a top longevity and strength-building food. We’ve tried a lot of goji berries, and Sunfood’s are by far the best. They’re plump and soft and full of flavor, unlike the scads of hard dry bitter crunchy little gojis out there. We actually never fully appreciated the deliciousness of goji berries until we tried Sunfood’s — these are so good you’ll want to snack on them constantly.

Why goji berries are so great for you

Packed with 18 different amino acids and eight essential amino acids, including isoleucine and tryptophan, Sunfood Goji Berries are one of the highest antioxidant containing fruits in the world, typically containing 2-4 times the amount found in blueberries. Goji berries are an excellent source of trace minerals, such as zinc, iron, copper, calcium and phosphorous, as well as vitamins B1, B2, B6 and E.

While fortifying the immune system and helping to stimulate the body to produce more natural human growth hormone, studies with elderly people have shown that these powerful berries can decrease the signs of aging, increase the function of T cells and white cell interleukin-2 while uplifting mood, increasing optimism, improving appetite and encouraging better sleep patterns.

How to eat these

You probably don’t need to be told how to eat dried fruit. They’re great in all the obvious places — trail mixes, energy bars, primal chocolate concoctions, and smoothies.

But I would like to call your attention to one particularly beautiful usage of goji berries — if you blend a handful into your favorite milk (raw dairy milk, or just a tablespoon of coconut butter, cashew butter, or almond butter, plus water), you’ll end up with the most gorgeous golden milk you ever saw, with a magical goji-infused flavor. It’s like drinking sunlight! Use a high-speed blender for best results, but I’ve done this with standard blenders, and it works just fine. 

Categories: Dried Fruits Smoothie Essentials Snacks & Minimeals Superfoods Whole 30 Whole30

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