Goji Berries Health Benefits [Infographic]

Goji Berries Health Benefits - Infographic from NaturalNews.com 
Goji berries (aka wolfberries) are considered both a superfood (superfruit) and an herb and have been associated with a long list of health benefits due to their potent antioxidant properties.

This infographic entitled "Benefits of Goji Berries" illustrates just some of the important health benefits that are attributed to the goji berry including longevity and eye health.

On the ORAC Scale, goji berries rate extremely high in their capacity to destroy and neutralize free-radicals through the body.   The ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) Scale is a standardized test used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to measure the available antioxidant compounds in various foods and nutritional or dietary supplements.  For more information on the USDA's ORAC ratings and database:

Nutrient Data:  Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity

ORAC of Selected Foods

USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity of Selected Foods, Release 2

The infographic suggests ways to eat goji berries including adding them to soups, teas and trail mixes. Other ways include adding them to smoothies, desserts, vegetable and grain salads and a wide variety of main dishes.  The uses are virtually limitless.

Infographic source and more information about health and wellnesss:  Natural News - Benefits of Goji Berries and NaturalPedia - Goji Berries.

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