Today I was loving my homemade goji berry cider. I'm traditionally a fan of apple cider, but because of the high sugar content, I've been avoiding apple juice these days. I started off adding goji berry juice to tea, but I think the cider will be replacing that mixture for a few days at least! With 2 g. of sugar per serving, but a lot of flavor in that tablespoon - I'm set to go.
According to sources citing the Beijing Nutrition Research Institute analysis, the fruit contains more beta carotene than carrots, the fruit also contains over 18 amino acids, 21 trace minerals, and substantial amounts of vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6 and vitamin E. The analysis also apparently discovered the berries to contain essential fatty acids and to be an incredibly rich source of carotenoids (more than any other known food).