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