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Lúcuma

LúcumaPouteria lucuma

Known as an Incan Super Food, the Peruvians have been enjoying this fruit since 200 A.D. Lucuma is a symbol of longevity and fertility, full of essential nutrients, and contains beta-carotene, an antioxidant that decelerates aging.

Part used: Fruit Region: Jungle
Presentations:
Lucuma in powder form.
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Uses and applications: Nutritional shakes/smoothies, baked goods, yogurts, liquors and natural sweetener.
Origin: Huanta, Ayacucho
Properties: antioxidant, fiber, iron, vitamin A, vitamins B3