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Monday Gratitude & Abundance

Monday, November 02, 2009

-I am grateful for a good day.
-I am grateful for a dinner date in the City this evening.
-I am grateful for my hunny.
-I am grateful for the peer educators & their bright bright lights.
-I am grateful for kids- they make me smile and chuckle.
-I am grateful for snacks! Goji berries rock!
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  • JENNYJENN18
    Here ya go....
    Thanks Wilkepedia:
    "Goji berries grow on an evergreen shrub found in temperate and subtropical regions in China, Mongolia and in the Himalayas in Tibet. They are in the nightshade (Solonaceae) family.

    Goji berries are usually found dried. They are shriveled red berries that look like red raisins.

    Why do people use goji berries?
    Goji berries have been used for 6,000 years by herbalists in China, Tibet and India to:
    protect the liver

    help eyesight

    improve sexual function and fertility

    strengthen the legs

    boost immune function

    improve circulation

    promote longevity
    Goji berries are rich in antioxidants, particularly carotenoids such as beta-carotene and zeaxanthin. One of zeaxanthin's key roles is to protect the retina of the eye by absorbing blue light and acting as an antioxidant. In fact, increased intake of foods containing zeathanthin may decrease the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in people over the age of 65.

    In recent years, goji juice has become popular as a health beverage. Companies marketing goji juice often mention the unsupported claim that a man named Li Qing Yuen consumed goji berries daily and lived to be 252 years old. Marketers also list extensive health benefits of goji juice, even though there are few published clinical trials in humans.


    What research has been done on goji berries?
    Goji has only been tested on humans in two published studies. A Chinese study published in the Chinese Journal of Oncology in 1994 found that 79 people with cancer responded better to treatment when goji was added to their regimen. "

    AHARONA I will bring in some for you tomorrow. ;)

    4092 days ago
  • AHARONA
    From which fruit? Or am I having a duh moment and there is a fruit out there called a Goji?
    4093 days ago
  • JENNYJENN18
    Dried berries
    4093 days ago
  • AHARONA
    Hooray for good days!
    And yes, what IS a goji berry?
    4093 days ago
  • CITUMU
    i love this post!!
    And, what is a goji berry???
    emoticon
    Oh, and I am grateful for people brimming with positive energy like you!
    4093 days ago
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