Organic Golden Berries
5.5 Oz / 160 grams
What It Is
Known as Inca / Incan Berries, Peruviana Physalis, Aguymanto, Golden Cherries, or Uchuva.
You know it best as the Golden Berry. Typically, it is consumed raw (dried variety) and is indigenous to South America, particularly Peru, Ecuador, Chile, and Columbia.
Golden Berries grow in individual protective husks, and when dried, their skins become almost translucent and fibrous. They are packed with many, many seeds.
Tart and delicious, golden berries are high in phosphorous, calcium, and vitamins A, C, B1, B2, and B6. These B-complex vitamins are essential for your metabolism. For a fruit, they are also extremely high in protein (16%).
Golden berries are reported to:
- Increase metabolism to hlep you stay lean and fit
- Promotes digestion for a non-bloated belly
- Safe for those with Diabetes (as it contains pectin)
- Help detoxify (partially from the amount of Iron they contain)
- Have been used to treat prostate related illnesses.
- More protein that Goji berries (by about 15%)
- Helps lower cholesterol
History & Ancient Uses
Like many modern day super fruits, Golden Berries were consumed by South Americans only casually and sold occasionally in markets.
Golden Berries were also used in folk medicine to help with the following: asthma, edema, optic nerve disorders, throat afflictions, upset stomach, and various skin conditions.
Golden Berries Today
Studies suggest that Golden Berries incorporated into a healthy diet show many digestive, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant benefits.
Golden Berries contain: Fiber, Protein, Phosphorous, Vitamin A, Vitamins C, B2, and B6.
Unique Flavor Profile
Golden Berries have an extremely unique taste – they’re sweet and tart. Add that to its soft and chewy texture, and you’ve got an appealing treat for the whole family!
Kids love them because they’re kind of like Nature’s sweet and sour candy, but with ALL the pros and NONE of the cons.