As pioneers in superfoods, Naturya have been bringing the delights of chia seeds, goji berries, acai, maca and cacao into Europe for over 10 years, and their passion is still as strong as ever. Today they’re telling us how Goji berries can help us live, longer, feel healthier and protect our skin.
What are Goji Berries?
Goji berries, also known as wolfberries, are small, bright red super fruits. They are grown on the Tibetan plains and have been cultivated in Asia for over 5,000 years. The Goji tree is a hardy plant and tolerates climatic extremes in its native Himalayan range, from winter lows of -26 ̊C to summer highs of up to 40 ̊C. The ripe, juicy berries are delicately handpicked from the densely-branched trees and sun-dried to capture all their natural goodness.
What are their Superfood benefits?
Goji berries have long been revered by the local people as a source of eternal youth and wellbeing. It is even said that those that eat them have been found to live longer and with fewer ailments. The berries are brimming with both macro and micronutrients that naturally have the following benefits:
- Vitamin C helps support immunity – just one serving of Goji berries have more Vitamin C than an orange
- Iron helps reduce fatigue and promotes energy production
- Copper helps protect cells against oxidative stress
- Potassium nourishes the nervous system helping to combat stress
- Protein helps grow and maintain muscles mass
How can you use Goji Berries?
There are endless ways to use Gojis. Sprinkle them on your porridge or yoghurt, add to baking and salads or just grab a handful as a healthy snack.
If you’re still not sure how to use them or need a helping hand, why not add a quick sprinkle of Naturya Organic Goji Berries to supercharge your meals with the goodness that your body needs. Power-up your smoothies and juices, supercharge your breakfast, boost your baking, snacks and chocolate creations or add to stews and curries. Enjoy as much as you like.