Sometimes the smallest, seemingly insignificant things, may possess great power – just like it is with this fruit. Despite of its small size, the golden berry, also known as the Incan/Aztec berry or Cape gooseberry, is nutritionally dense and delivers remarkable health benefits.
These sweet berries are a proof that we needn’t look any further than Nature itself when searching for a cure for a certain disease. The minute we step into this world, we are given the privilege of access to an extraordinary nature that abounds with limitless supplies of different plants and herbs, some of which can be highly beneficial for our health. We just have to study their constituent compounds and properties in order to learn how to utilize their benefits. We may even be surprised to learn that some of the cures we have long been searching for were right there, in front of our very own eyes and we failed to see them.
Golden berries are small, round-shaped fruits, which are very sweet when ripe. They grow inside lantern-like papery husks and look so pretty that are often used in decorative gourmet dessert garnishes. The fruit is both sweet and tart, used in the preparation of various sweets, cakes, pastries, and salads.
Here’s a list of several health benefits offered by this tiny, yet powerful fruit:
- Reduces bad cholesterol levels in the blood;
- Purifies the blood;
- Promotes digestive health;
- Boosts immunity;
- It is high in vitamins A, B and C;
- Boosts energy levels (great for athletes and children);
- Helps reduce stress and anxiety;
- Works as a natural diuretic;
- Fights inflammation;
- Detoxifies the body;
- Helps curb hunger;
- Supports body growth due to its protein and phosphorus content.
Add this delicious fruit to your diet right away and reap all the health benefits it offers.