Wolfberries - Antioxidant & Anti-Inflammatory Superfruit
1. Provide High Levels of Antioxidants & Nutrients
Like other superfoods, wolfberries are an excellent source of antioxidants that help boost the immune system & protect us from high levels of inflammation since they fight free radical damage. Wolfberries have a high ORAC value which indicates their exceptional ability to reduce oxidative stress. One of the surprising benefits you might not know about is that each serving has about four grams of protein per serving & 18 different amino acids, plus over 20 other trace minerals, including zinc, iron, phosphorus and riboflavin. Ounce for ounce, wolfberries offer more beta-carotene than carrots & more iron than soybeans & spinach making them a great source to help stave off iron deficiency!
2. Improve Immune Function, Fight Cancer
Wolfberries are similar to other berries in that they supply high levels of antioxidants vitamin C & A. These are two nutrients key to building immunity & preventing common illnesses like a cold, plus more serious chronic diseases like cancer or neurodegenerative
levels of carotenoid compounds give wolfberries a reputation for battling cancerous cells, fighting tumor growth, decreasing inflammatory cytokine levels & detoxifying the body of harmful toxins.
Wolfberry benefits also extend to other parts of the body thanks to their polysaccharides & glycoconjugate compounds that promote unique bioactive immunomodulating, anti-tumor & antioxidant activities in the brain, liver, reproductive organs and digestive tract. Wolfberries are reported to have anti-aging properties & show anti-tumor activities against various types of skin cancer cells by inhibiting tumor growth and inducing apoptosis.