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What is a goji berry?

A goji berry, also called a wolfberry, is an unusual berry like fruit of the nightshade family, and native to Asia.  It has been eaten to improve health by the Chinese for over 2,000 years.

Latin Names: Lycium barbarum and Lycium chinese

Family: Solanaceae


Eat Goji Berries!

Taste: The goji berry tastes slightly sweet and somewhat bitter, similar to a cranberry.

Nutritional Value:  These berries are a good source of both vitamins A and C, as well as iron, zinc, riboflavin, thiamin, and ascorbic acid.  In addition, they contain polysaccharides, a healthy source of energy that can help stabilize blood sugar levels (Xie, 2016).

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