These 3 ways to distinguish dyed wolfberry

distinguish dyed wolfberry

wolfberry is a widely used supplement in daily life. Regular consumption of wolfberry can improve the body’s adaptive defense function, effectively relieve fatigue, protect liver and reduce blood sugar, soften blood vessels, lower blood lipids, treat kidney failure, and delay aging.

However, some dyed inferior wolfberries are flooding the market. Not only does it have no health preservation effect, but it may also harm health.

While the appearance of food is getting more and more beautiful, more and more people pay attention to the naturalness and safety of food. Teach you to identify dyed wolfberries in daily life.

The brighter the red wolfberry, it may be dyed, but don’t let the color be fooled. Here are 3 tips to teach you how to distinguish dyed wolfberry:

distinguish dyed wolfberry

Distinguish by color
Dyed goji berries are usually old products that have been stored for a long time, and you can see at a glance that the meat is poor and dull, but the appearance is very bright and attractive. The color of fresh goji berries is very soft, shiny, and full of flesh, and each color will be slightly different. If the color is the same, beware of dyeing. It is best to choose red or fuchsia when purchasing.

The dyed wolfberry is red all over, and even the small white spots on the pedicle are dyed red. The normal wolfberry pedicle should be yellow or white. Dyed wolfberry will be wetter, and undyed will be relatively dry. The ones baked with sulfur are dark brown. Dyed wolfberry is afraid of water, so it will turn red when washed under water, or rub it with wet hands. If the color fades, it means that the pigment has been used.

distinguish dyed wolfberry

Distinguish from smell
The wolfberry may have been fumigated with sulfur. The way to judge is to grab a handful of wolfberry with your hand, cover it with your hand for a while, and then put it under your nose to smell it.

Distinguish from taste
The taste of goji berries from different origins is also different, but it tastes sweet. The wolfberry soaked with alum will taste like alum, while the wolfberry that has been fumigated with sulfur will taste sour, astringent and bitter. **

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