A Unique Red Berry

The many benefits of consuming wolfberries

If you’re not too familiar with the name wolfberry, does the name goji berry ring a bell?  Wolfberry, also known as goji berry, is a tiny bright orange-red berry that is native to Asia and originates from a shrub. On top of that and has a long history of usefulness in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

Discover the many amazing benefits of this berry and how you could put it to good use:

#1 These vibrant-coloured berries have plenty to offer. They’re rich in vitamins and nutrients such as vitamin C and A, fibre as well as iron.

#2 They’re also a good source of protein and antioxidants.

#3 Since wolfberries are high in antioxidants, especially zeaxanthin (an eye vitamin) they are believed to protect you against age-related eye diseases.

#4 On top of that, due to its high amount of antioxidants, wolfberries can protect your liver against free radicals.

#5 Like many fruits, goji berry is packed with Vitamin C, a crucial antioxidant that can give a boost to your immune system.

#6 Goji berries contain beta-carotene (a red-orange pigment found in plants and fruits) and is known for its ability to promote healthy skin.

#7 Besides herbal drinks, you can easily add dry or fresh goji berries into your meals such as smoothies, overnight oats, yogurt, salads, baked goods, desserts and more.

Sources: A randomized, double- blind, placebo-controlled, clinical study of the general effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum (Goji) Juice, GoChi, Healthline