Natural Sweetener - Lucuma

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Form: powder that can be mixed with water, juice or tea to be consumed

Dosage: Recommended dose is 3 - 10 grams (1 – 5 teaspoons) a day.

1 lb. bag

Lucuma has a rich, creamy texture. It transforms raw food creations into gourmet delights. Lucuma powder is versatile tasty, and easy to blend.  Lucuma is a nutrient dense fruit from Peru that tastes similar to maple syrup. In Peru, the yellowy-orange fruit pulp is added to ice-cream and is Peru's favorite flavor.

Lucuma fruit holds an excellent source of carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, minerals, beta-carotene, niacin (B3) and iron.

This exotic Peruvian fruit is also known as the "Gold of the Incas", and is one of the lost crops of the Incas.

 NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS

    • Excellent source of good carbohydrates

    • Rich in fiber, iron, carbohydrates and minerals

    • Contains Niacin (VitB3), Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B1

    • Niacin levels reduce cholesterol and triglycerides levels in the blood

    • Contains carotene which helps the immune system.

    Component

    Units

    Fresh Pulp

    Flour

    Water

    g

    72.3

    9.3

    Energy

    Cal

    99.0

    329.0

    Proteins

    g

    1.5

    1.4

    Fiber

    g

    1.3

    2.3

    Lipids

    g

    0.5

    2.4

    Calcium

    Mg.

    16.0

    92.0

    Phosphorous

    Mg.

    26.0

    186.0

    Iron

    Mg.

    0.4

    4.6

    Carotene

    Mg.

    2.30

    0.0

    Niacin

    Mg.

    1.96

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