Goji berries have a unique composition, represented by eighteen amino acids, eight polysaccharides and more than twenty minerals. Goji - berries with incredibly high content of vitamin C. And the amount of beta-carotene and vitamin A allows you to apply this amazing gift of nature to improve your eyesight along with popular blueberries.
According to the chemical composition and antioxidant effect with goji berries, none of the known fruits, vegetables or berries can be compared. In our country, these useful berries can be used to combat excess weight, but a product with such a rich composition is capable of much more. In China, with the help of goji, diabetes mellitus is treated, as it has been observed that they can significantly reduce blood sugar in type 2 diabetes, stabilize blood pressure and prevent such unpleasant complications of diabetes as microangiopathies, fatty degeneration of the liver, development of cardiovascular pathologies.
Tibetan doctors say that the regular use of goji berries allows:
- normalize the pressure,
- reduce the risk of developing cancer,
- reduce the blood levels of harmful cholesterol,
- normalize blood glucose level,
- to lose excess pounds and prevent the emergence of new,
- improve the state of the nervous system, ensuring a full sleep,
- get rid of headaches and dizziness,
- increase visual acuity and prevent the development of eye diseases,
- improve memory and thinking ability,
- To normalize the work of the digestive system,
- cleanse the liver,
- improve the condition of the skin, hair and nails,
- increase the body's defenses.
It is believed that these overseas berries increase sexual activity of men and improve reproductive function, strengthen the heart and blood vessels, help women to tolerate the menopause easier, take an active part in the hemopoiesis process, stabilize the blood composition, help rapid regeneration of tissues in wound processes, have a positive effect on kidney, bone and muscle tissue, improve mood. This is a kind of well of useful effects that help a person feel alert, young and healthy for a long time.
Doctors, endocrinologists and nutritionists recommend using 20-30 pre-dried berries a day for diabetes. True, goji berries can be eaten not only in their pure form, but also used to make healing tea (no more than 1 tablespoon berries per 1 cup of boiling water, insist until cooling, drink warm between meals to 3 times a day).
As an option, useful berries can be added to various dishes: porridge, cocktails, yogurt, desserts, which are prepared for breakfast or lunch. It is believed that before dinner, when you can eat carbohydrate food, the effect of berries will be more relevant.
Fresh goji berries, although they do not raise the blood sugar level, are considered quite toxic, so do not get involved, especially as an independent dish.