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Food Lion
(304) 260-0726
1317 Old Crthouse Sqr
Martinsburg, WV
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7-12 MIDNIGHT

Food Lion
(304) 876-0601
85 Maddex Square Drive
Shepherdstown, WV
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(304) 229-0464
4803 Gerrardstown Rd
Inwood, WV
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7-12 MIDNIGHT

Food Lion
(304) 725-6411
96 Somerset Boulevard
Charles Town, WV
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(304) 728-2720
96 Patrick Henry Way
Charles Town, 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) 728-2190
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(304) 263-6061
800 Foxcroft Avenue
Martinsburg, 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) 263-6030
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Food Lion
(304) 267-3827
50 Coast Guard Dr.
Kearneysville, WV
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(304) 754-9500
147 Roaring Lion Dr
Hedgesville, WV
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Aldi
1147 Marlow Road
Charles Town, WV
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

Boonesboro Produce Fd Rite
(301) 432-6186
7638 Old National Pike
Boonesboro, MD
 

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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