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Cumberland Giant Eagle
(301) 729-6575
1230 National Highway
Cumberland, MD
Departments
Bakery , Deli , Floral , Giant Eagle Pro Series (Full Service Photo Lab) , Greeting Cards , Grocery Edible , Meat , Produce , Seafood

Walmart Supercenter
(301) 729-5081
12500 Country Club Mall Rd Sw
Lavale, MD
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(301) 729-5088
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Meyersdale Shop 'N Save
(814) 634-8012
Dale St
Meyersdale, PA
 
Martin's Food Market
(304) 788-0077
100 Keyser Mall
Keyser, WV

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Aldi
(630) 879-8100
3140 Washington Boulevard
Baltimore, MD
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Company Rating (on scale of 1 to 5) = 3.5(1 person reviewed)
  • Helpfulness of Staff 3
  • Cleanliness 4
  • Store Layout 3
  • Quality of Items 4
  • Checkout 3


Food Lion
(301) 729-3419
15300 Mcmullen Hwy Sw
Cumberland, MD
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(301) 689-6847
17600 Hwy 40 Sw
Frostburg, MD
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7-12 MIDNIGHT

Walmart Supercenter
(304) 788-8160
R.R. #4, Box 82
Keyser, WV
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(304) 788-8170
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wayne's Country Fresh Meats
(304) 788-5956
670 Armstrong St
Keyser, WV

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Giant
(410) 377-2673
6340-50 York Road
Baltimore, MD
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Company Rating (on scale of 1 to 5) = 2.5(1 person reviewed)
  • Helpfulness of Staff 3
  • Cleanliness 2
  • Store Layout 3
  • Quality of Items 3
  • Checkout 2


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Goji Berry: Salvation or Silliness?

Goji Berry: Salvation or Silliness?

Goji Berry: Salvation or Silliness? Dr. Gary Huber : Head Medical Ego
Goji Berry: Salvation or Silliness?

The goji berry has attained a degree of name recognition that rivals Mohammed Ali. Everyone has heard of it yet few can say why it is so popular. It’s popular because it contains “magic”. Yes I’m being a bit silly here but my point is simple, we tend to hear that a particular food has “amazing health benefits” and without even exploring whether it is myth or miracle we just pay the price and hope for the best.

The goji berry has long held a role in traditional Chinese medicine where they have been consumed raw, made into tinctures, or brewed into a tea. The goji has been used to treat ailments related to the liver, lung, kidney, eye, and immune system. It does in fact contain an impressive list of nutrients and is rated as one of the world’s richest source of antioxidants, as well as one of the richest sources of vitamin C. It contains an impressive list of bioactive compounds such as beta-sitoserol which is an anti-inflammatory, betaine which converts to choline in the liver and promotes a calm mood and good memory, and cyperone which is a compound reported to aid blood pressure control.

Goji is loaded with good vitamin content, 21 different minerals, all 8 essential amino acids, and a rich source of carotenoids. So let’s all run the health food store and load up right now!

Well, you might take that approach and no one could fault you. But here is my general concern regarding the consumption of goji: Are there any fresh goji berry farms in your neighborhood? Goji is traditionally grown in China, Himalayas, Tibet and Mongolia. I can’t recall what the USA’s trade agreement with Mongolia is but I question the freshness factor. All too often when a particular nutrient or food reaches critical mass in terms of name recognition we have seen some entities, of less than sterling reputation, take advantage of this fact to turn a quick buck.

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