Lucuma is an excellent source of carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins especially beta-carotene, niacin and vitamin C, and also a good source of minerals such as calcium, phosphorus and remarkable concentrations of iron.
The combination of complex carbohydrates, minerals and fiber make it an excellent low-glycemic addition to recipes.
The carotenoids in Lucuma have powerfull antioxidant & immune-enhancing activity and promote Proper Cell Communication.
Regular consumption can also increase energy levels in the body through the concentrations of iron promoting blood oxygenation.
In its raw powder form, lacuma fruit can be used as a natural and nutritious sweetener, and it is an excellent flavouring for ice cream and smoothies.
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