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Goji Berries - Bulk 2.5-lb. (1.13kg) bag (raw, organic) - Sunfood


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Product Code: NFL-1019

Raw, sun-dried and certified organic - Bulk 2.5-pound bag pricing for serious Goji Berry Lovers!

Goji berries, sometimes called Wolfberries, are perhaps the most nutritionally-rich fruit on the planet. Goji berries contain 18 kinds of amino acids (six times higher than bee pollen) and contain all 8 essential amino acids (such as isoleucine and tryptophan).

Goji berries contain up to 21 trace minerals (the main ones being zinc, iron, copper, calcium, germanium, selenium, and phosphorus).

Goji berries are the richest source of carotenoids, including beta-carotene (more beta carotene than carrots), of all known foods or plants on earth! They contain 500 times the amount of vitamin C, by weight, than oranges making them second only to camu camu berries as the richest vitamin C source on earth. Goji berries also contain vitamins B1, B2, B6, and vitamin E.

Mature fruits contain about 11 mg of iron per 100 grams, beta-sisterol (an anti-inflammatory agent), linoleic acid (a fatty acid), sesquiterpenoids (cyperone, solavetivone), tetraterpenoids (zeaxanthin, physalin), and betaine (0.1%).

Goji berries contain polysaccharides which fortify the immune system. A polysaccharide found in this fruit has been found to be a powerful secretagogue (a substance that stimulates the secretion of rejuvenative human growth hormone by the pituitary gland).

Goji berries have been traditionally regarded as a longevity, strength-building, and sexual potency food of the highest order. In several study groups with elderly people the berry was given once a day for 3 weeks, many beneficial results were experienced and 67% of the patients T cell transformation functions tripled and the activity of the patients white cell interleukin-2 doubled. In addition, the results showed that all the patients spirit and optimism increased significantly, appetite improved in 95% of the patients, 95% of the patients slept better, and 35% of the patients partially recovered their sexual function.

The famed Li Qing Yuen, who apparently lived to the age of 252 years (1678-1930), consumed Goji berries daily. The life of Li Qing Yuen is the most well-documented case of extreme longevity known.

These Goji berries grow in protected valleys in million year old soil in wild and cultivated areas. The plants grow like bushes with vines that reach over 15 feet. The berries are never touched by hand as they will oxidize and turn black if touched while fresh. They are shaken onto mats, then dried in the shade.

The Goji berry is a deep-red, dried fruit about the same size as a raisin. The Goji berry tastes somewhat like a cross between a cranberry and a cherry.

A good daily intake of Goji berries is 10-30 grams (a small handful). Goji berries may be used as snacks or mixed with recipes or smoothies like other dried fruits.

8-oz. bags are also available (see item NFL-0572)

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Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review.

  0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 great tasting February 1, 2019
Reviewer: CC from etobicoke, ON Canada  
not too sweet, just right!

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 best tasting Gogi berries and nutrient deep December 19, 2018
Reviewer: diana borst from belleville, ON Canada  
I have compared and tested virtually every GOGI berry brand out on the market.
Sunfood sources the reddest, deepest , tastiest, Gogi berries.
Sunfood products , just the best all around.

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  0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Goji Berries August 11, 2018
Reviewer: ERMA ARMIT from Fort Frances, ON Canada  

My husband & I are nearing 80 yrs young. For the past 6 years we have been on a plant based diet. Every morning we start our day with Red River cereal. We get our daily anti oxidants from added goji berries, soaked overnight, in Coconut Silk. No more medications needed! Yay!!!

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  2 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Goji berries August 29, 2009
Reviewer: K Noel from Ottawa, ON Canada  
High quality, chewy and delicious!  Buy a lot, you'll need them.

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