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Lucuma Powder

Lucuma Powder

Description

This fruit,  originating from Peru, is known as "Gold of the Inca's" for its orange and yellow pulpy flesh. Lucuma has a sweet, mellow and creamy taste which contributes to it's broad spectrum use for many culinary dishes. This delicious fruit provides a low-glycemic alterantive to sweeteners. Several traditional healing systems note the medicinal use of lucuma. In ancient records, the lucuma fruit was used to treat skin and stomach problems.


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Benefits

The nutrients in Lucuma:

  • are high in fiber, promoting healthy digestion and overall good health
  • are mineral rich, promoting healthy skin, nails and bones
  • are anti-inflammatory, supporting healthy joints and cardio-vascular system

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