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Sissonville Foodland
(304) 984-1712
6406 Sissonville Drive
Charleston, WV
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Teays Valley Foodland
(304) 757-3030
Po Box 470
Scott Depot, WV
 
Kanawha Terrace Supervalu
(304) 727-7931
2500 Kanawha Terrace
St Albans, WV
 
Sixth Ave Foodland
(304) 727-5053
822 6Th Ave
St Albans, WV
 
Food Fair
(304) 755-8256
Main St Rt #62
Poca, WV
 
Walmart Supercenter
(304) 562-0475
167 Progress Way
Hurricane, 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) 562-3193
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Eleanor Foodland
(304) 586-2582
Rt #62
Eleanor, WV
 
Parkway Supermarket
(304) 727-8111
111 Pfaff St
St Albans, WV
 
Hamlin Foodland
(304) 824-5606
8337 Court Ave
Hamlin, WV
 
Walmart Supercenter
(304) 769-0100
100 Nitro Marketplace
Crosslanes, 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) 769-0140
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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