Golden Berry, also known as the Inca berry, is well known by the Vietnamese as Lantern Fruit. Golden Berry is an orange-yellow berry that originated in South America. This delicious and strange fruit will not only stimulate your taste, it will also include a range of other health benefits.
Golden berry are more commonly consumed as dried or fresh fruit, depends on your favorites. Golden berry can be enjoyed alone or mixed with other fruits in salads. Mix them with cereals for an antioxidant boost. Or simply add them into the classic cheese platter. Golden berry is more exquisite when covered in milk or dark chocolate or when used as ingredients in delicious cakes or desserts.
Recent studies show that these Golden berry fruits have higher antioxidant capacity than Gojiberry and other dried fruits. Dried Golden berry is rich in fiber with 19g of fiber per 100g or 8g in a 45g cup. Contains more fiber than 1 cup of breakfast cereals or whole grain bread.
But more important, Golden berry contains the soluble fiber needed to control appetite and reduce reabsorption of cholesterol in the intestine. They contain a range of nutrients including vitamin C, potassium and phosphorus and naturally low sodium content.