Contains 19 amino acids the building blocks of protein including all eight that are essential for life.
Contains 21 trace minerals, including germanium, an anti-cancer trace mineral rarely found in foods.
Contains more protein than whole wheat (13 percent).
Contains a complete spectrum of antioxidant carotenoids, including beta-carotene (a better source than even carrots!) and zeaxanthin (protects the eyes). Goji berries are the richest source of carotenoids of all known foods.
Contains Vitamin C at higher levels than even those found in oranges.
Contains B-complex vitamins, necessary for converting food into energy.
Contains Vitamin E (very rarely found in fruits, only in grains and seeds).
Contains Beta-Sitosterol, an anti-inflammatory agent. Beta-Sitosterol also lowers cholesterol and has been used to treat sexual impotence and prostate enlargement.
Contains essential fatty acids, which are required for the body's production of hormones and for the smooth functioning of the brain and nervous system.
Contains Cyperone, a sesquiterpene that benefits the heart and blood pressure, alleviates menstrual discomfort, and has been used in the treatment of cervical cancer.
Contains Solavetivone, a powerful anti-fungal and anti-bacterial compound.