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Ten Reasons to Eat Goji Berries

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Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
Dried goji berries

Goji berry, the superfood that is gaining more and more popularity, must be present in your menu. Its consumption brings many benefits. Here's what they are:

Better digestion. The fruit favors the production of digestive bacteria and probiotics in the digestive tract. Combined with natural fibers and polysaccharides, it stimulates digestion and improves the overall condition of the stomach.

Recovery of muscles after working out. This property of goji berries is due to the high levels of proteins and amino acids. They stimulate muscle growth and relieve muscle soreness.

Relieves stress. Consuming goji berries minimizes the levels of cortisol produced by the body under stress and tension. This way, it restores the body and spirit from the effects of stress and calms the nervous system.

Proteins and amino acids. The fruit is considered one of the fruit with the highest vegetable protein content. 16% of its weight is protein. It contains 18 different types of amino acids that are vital for the body.

Healthy eyes. Goji berries have high doses of vitamin A, which is known as the eye health vitamin.

Goji berries

Prevents cancer. There are many vitamins and antioxidants in the fruit that successfully fight the appearance of cancer cells. They destroy free radicals in the blood, thereby cleansing the body of accumulated toxins and harmful substances.

Improves sleep. Regular consumption of goji berries has been shown to improve sleep quality.

Lowers "bad" cholesterol. In addition to regulating bad cholesterol, goji berries protect against heart disease.

Improves the processes of the immune system. The small berries of the goji berry are rich in vitamin C and zinc, which are known for their immune-stimulating properties. They protect against diseases and restore the body faster, especially after inflammation or illness. This way, they improve immune protection.

Slows down aging. The fruit contains 21 valuable minerals and various antioxidants. This amazing balance is proven to extend life. Regular consumption of goji berries reduces the appearance of wrinkles and significantly slows down the aging process.

Also read what goji berries are good for and how to make goji berry tea.