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Lucuma - Single Ingredients

  • Low Fat Low Fat
  • Source of Zinc Source of Zinc
  • High in Iron High in Iron
Vegan Gluten free Cert. organic

Lucuma is a fruit native to South America, and one of the lost crops of the Incans. With a unique biscuit like flavour and a hint of vanilla, it is ideal for adding consistency and taste to raw chocolates, desserts and hot drinks, without comprimising on nutrition. It is a source of iron and zink, and naturally low in fat, contributing to an energised and uplifting day.

LUCUMA IS:

• Rich in slow burning carbohydrates, which means it provides lasting energy and stamina.

• A Low GI (Glycemic Index) Food (it won't raise your blood sugar).

• Said to be Rich in Niacin (Vitamin B3) which helps the body to metabolise and produce enough energy, and also helps DNA repair.

• Considered rich in Calcium, Iron, Phosphorous and Beta Carotene.


HOW TO USE:

There are many recipes with Lucuma (See Recipes page). Otherwise simply 2 table spoons to a smoothie, or pudding. Or 3 tablespoons  to a batch of raw chocolate.

Tabela Nutricional - Lucuma

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Review author

Mixes well with water and easily digestible.