Goji berries, or Chinese wolfberries, are another superfood that has recently gained popularity in the US. It is one of the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet!
In this 2008 study, the general effects of Goji juice are studied for the first time outside of China. Results showed that humans given the goji juice for just two weeks noticed increased ratings for energy level, athletic performance, quality of sleep, ease of awakening, ability to focus on activities, mental acuity, calmness, and feelings of health, contentment, and happiness. GoChi also significantly reduced fatigue and stress, and improved regularity of gastrointestinal function. How do you like them apples?
An article from Natural Products Insider explores the goji’s recent popularity, and its amazing health benefits.
Wiki’s article on the goji berry, with a thorough look at its significance, cultivation, uses, and nutrient content. Be sure to check out the extensive references and news stories listed at the end of the article. Excerpt from “Nutrient content”: “Wolfberry contains significant percentages of a day’s macronutrient needs – carbohydrates, protein, fat and dietary fiber. 68% of the mass of dried wolfberries exists as carbohydrate, 12% as protein, and 10% each as fiber and fat…”