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Safeway
(206) 323-4988
1410 East John Street
Seattle, WA
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Trader Joe'S
(206) 322-7268
1700 Madison St.
Seattle, WA
Store Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Costco
(206) 674-1220
4401 4Th Avenue South
Seattle, WA
 
Safeway
(206) 282-8090
2100 Queen Anne Ave N.
Seattle, WA
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,wi-fi
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours
Pharmacy #
206-281-9109
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Alki Market
(206) 963-4212
2820 Alki Ave Sw
Seattle, WA
 
Safeway
(206) 494-1518
2201 E. Madison Street
Seattle, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 5:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Whole Foods Market
(206) 621-9700
2210 Westlake Ave
Seattle, WA
 
Safeway
(206) 323-4988
1410 E. John St.
Seattle, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 5:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
206-323-6029
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(206) 494-1685
516 1St Ave W
Seattle, WA
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 6:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
206-494-1689
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-5:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-5:00PM

Kens Market
(206) 282-1100
2400 - 6Th Ave W
Seattle, WA
 

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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