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Goji Berries – The Fruit of Happiness

24 October 2008 No Comment

The goji berries is a deep-red fruit, about the same size as a raisin. It is claimed that these berries contain, weight for weight, more vitamin C than oranges, more beta-carotene than carrots and more iron than steak, hence their status as a popular superfood.

Why do people call them happy berry?goji-berries.jpg
Because they make you feel good. Most people that eat the Goji Berries for around one month really notice the health benefits from them. People comment how they have increased energy, high blood pressure lowered, libido level raised and much more.

Berry healthy proprieties:
– strengthen the immune system, increase energy and reduce fatigue
– reduce the effect of free radicals in the body
– the anti-oxidant effect
– engender a sense of well-being and optimism
– helps curb appetite and over-eating

Use And Benefits in Tibet, Goji berries are referred to as “the Fruit of longevity and well being”. It is extremely high in ion anti-oxidants and has health-giving properties. Peoples moods tend to brighten, they also sleep better and some even experience increased libido. According to a legend of the berries discovery, “Goji berries (Lycium Eleganus) were discovered by a doctor during his study of an ancient society living in a remote region of the Himalayas in Tibet. He found that some members of this society lived long lives over 100 years old in great health and strength. They had no grey hair, and never lost their teeth. Eventually he recognized that all of these centenarians lived near certain water well’s where the Goji berry vines grew over the top of the well! As the ripe berries fell into the wells, their nutrients dissolved in the water and was subsequently drunk by the people living nearby. It became clear that the berries added something to the water that made those who drank it robustly healthy and live to a ripe old age.