Today I want to share with you some important information about Chia and Goji berry.
The goji berry is considered a super food (name given to foods that has an incredible variety of health benefits, which go far beyond their nutritional value). These foods usually contain a combination of essential fatty acids, antioxidants and essential amino acids.
The goji berry has a great quantity of antioxidant nutrients. For this reason, it is considered a super nutritional fruit. It contains 18 amino acids, high concentrations of vitamin A (beta-carotene), B1, B2, B6 and vitamin E. It is the fruit with the highest amount of vitamin C (has much more than the orange, for example), rich in iron, polysaccharides and phytochemicals.
BENEFITS OF GOJI BERRY
For those who are looking to include this fruit in your diet, the ideal is to include it in the morning or before you go to the gym. You can mix it with other fruits, or add in your yogurt, cereal, salad, shakes or juices.
BENEFITS OF CHIA
Chia is rich in ômegas 3 and 6: that help to increase the good cholesterol (HDL), reduce the “bad” cholesterol (LDL), acting, as well, in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. It is anti-inflammatory, preventing degenerative diseases and assists in regulating the immune system. For being so rich in fibers, it reduces the absorption of cholesterol, promotes glucose control, assists in satiety and also increases the volume of fecal bulk, regulating the functioning of the intestine, in addition to preventing the colorectal cancer. The Chia is also rich in proteins and minerals that are essential to the proper functioning of the body.
I really hope you liked the information and add chia and goji berry to your diet!
XoXo and have a great workout!