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About Lucuma

11 June 2016, Saturday

 


Yellow lucuma powder has a unique, maple-like taste which gives our Munchies and Crispies a wonderful flavour.But there are so many more health benefits.

We use raw Lucu This wonderful fruit is not well known.
Navitas Naturals Lucuma Powder is made from whole Peruvian lucuma fruit that has been dried at low temperatures and milled into a fine powder. This low-glycemic sweetener contains many nutrients including beta-carotene, iron, zinc, vitamin B3, calcium and protein.

Using lacuma powder is an excellent way to get a boost of rich antioxidants and B vitamins. The powder ultra-concentrates the antioxidant powers of lucuma powder, as well as the boost of vitamins. This means that just a little of this powder used as a sweetener will go a very long way. Also containing protein and trace minerals, this all-natural sweetening powder can not only help stabilize blood sugar, but also curb cravings, curb appetite, and the fruit has long been said to aid in fertility, as it has been a Peruvian symbol of fertility for several millennia. Aside from these benefits, lacuma powder is a safe sweetening alternative to sugar for diabetics. Because of the rich antioxidant content of lucuma powder, this all natural organic sweetener has immune system boosting potential, as well as the ability to fight and prevent certain diseases and illnesses including cancer. Lucuma has also long been said to aid in healing and speed up wound closure, making it a powerful natural healer. Also showing natural antibiotic, antimicrobial, and antifungal properties, the flesh of the lucuma fruit is a common source of natural healing and medicines among the native South American people where the fruit grows.

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