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WinCo Foods
(503) 443-3934
7500 Southwest Dartmouth Street
Tigard, OR
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Safeway
(360) 992-5720
6701 E. Mill Plain
Vancouver, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
360-992-5728
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(360) 254-2926
11696 N.E. 76Th St.
Vancouver, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce, DVDPlay Kiosk,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
6:00 AM-11:00 PM
Pharmacy #
360-944-2669
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Target
(360) 253-4324
7809C Ne Vancouver Plaza Dr
Vancouver, WA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Safeway
(360) 566-7980
13023 Ne Hwy 99, Suite 1
Vancouver, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
360-566-7988
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

St Johns Iga
(360) 696-2597
2109 St Johns Blvd
Vancouver, WA
 
Winco Foods
(360) 397-5501
2101 Ne Andresen Rd.
Vancouver, WA
 
Winco Foods
TBA
11310 Ne 119Th St.
Vancouver, WA
 
Safeway
(360) 695-1703
3707 N. Main St.
Vancouver, WA
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,Coinmaster
Store Hours
6:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
360-993-8608
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Target
(360) 449-6420
16200 Se Mill Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

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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