On the ORAC Scale – A standardized test adopted by the Department of Agriculture to measure the antioxidant potency of foods and nutritional supplements. Here’s how goji berries measure up against other popular sources of antioxidants:
Goji berries: 30,500
Why do we want to consume foods high in antioxidants?
Free radicals from pollution, pesticides and even exercise bombard our bodies every day. They are destructive to our healthy cells and DNA. They increase the risk of cancer and accelerate the aging process. The only protection against free radicals comes in the form of antioxidants. Goji berries as well as the Moringa found in Zija are powerful antioxidants.
How can chronic inflammation hurt me? Scientist now point to inflammation as a primary contributor to many or today’s most common diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, dementia, arthritis. Processed foods and sugar increase inflammation. Whole fresh produce,s goji berries and Moringa are rich in anti-inflammatory nutrients are the only natural protection against this process.