Lucuma organic powderLucuma is a delicious Peruvian fruit abundant in beta-carotene, zinc, iron, calcium, vitamin B3 and protein. You don't even have to travel to the Incas to enjoy its benefits.
It can Prevent Diabetes: According to a 2009 study, lucuma has anti-diabetes potential. It can become an essential part of the cost-effective management of the global epidemic of type 2 diabetes. With a low GI, lucuma can become part of diabetes prevention as a fruit of choice for everyone at risk of diabetes and are watching their blood sugar.
It can Improve Hypertension: A 2009 study has found that lucuma has a powerful anti-hypertension potential. Since hypertension has been linked to both heart health and diabetes, lucuma is clearly an important fruit for preventing and improving these health conditions.
It has Wound Remedying Properties: Lucuma is not only beneficial digested, but can be used topically as well. According to a 2010 study, lucuma oil has fantastic wound-remedying properties and promotes skin regeneration.
It can create a Glowing Skin: Lucuma is filled with vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, calcium and potassium that are all essential for skin health. A 2010 study has also found that lucuma can promote skin regeneration and skin health.
It is A Rich Source of Flavonoids: As a 2010 study has discovered, lucuma is high in flavonoids. Flavonoids are not only responsible for the vibrant color of your food, but are also known for their antioxidant and inflammation reducing health benefits.
It is A Healthy Carbohydrate: Being a fruit, lucuma is a great carbohydrate source. But don't get carb-phobic here. Lucuma is definitely a good carb. It has a low GI that doesn't mess up your blood sugar and works for diabetics too. It is also a rich source of healthy vitamins and minerals.
It can Fight Aging: Though it won't change the number of candles on your birthday, with the help of all the antioxidants, lucuma can prevent and slow the signs of aging, such as wrinkles, low energy and disease.
It can Prevent Anemia: Lucuma is a great source of iron and can help prevent anemia. This is especially important for menstruating women and athletes.
It can fight and Prevent Disease: Fruits tend to be high in vitamins and lucuma is beating most fruits with its nutrient content. It's high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and flavonoids that can help fight and prevent disease in your body.
It is good for Your Muscles: Lucuma is an excellent source of potassium that can help muscle recovery. It is a particularly great choice for a workout and for endurance athletes in general.
Energy value per 100 g
~ Fat: 1 g
~ Carbohydrates: 85.34 g
~ Cellulose: 2.3 g
~ Calcium 92mg
~ Phosphorus 186mg
~ Vitamin C 11mg
Dosage: Mix 1-2 teaspoons (3-6 grams) of lucuma powder daily into your favourite smoothie, shake or lassie. For the preparation of puddings, cakes and ice cream, you’ll need around 1 to 5 tablespoons of lucuma powder, but always refer to the recipe for the precise amount.