Ypertrofes tou kosmou – Goji Berries
It is an excellent source of B vitamins such as thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. They contain 500 times more vitamin C per unit weight than oranges and have more β-carotene than carrots.
A quarter cup of goji berries contains 180% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin A and 30% of the equivalent of vitamin C.
They are low in calories and are an excellent and rich source of fiber which makes them an excellent and healthy snack with a low glycemic index.
Further, the significant concentration of zinc makes them ideal in cases of diet to regulate appetite and manage hunger. They are a source of protein containing many amino acids
Finally, they have a rich antioxidant effect by lowering cholesterol and protecting against cardiovascular disease.
- High content of fibers
- Protein source
- Low fat content