HEALTH BENEFITS

Lucuma is a superfood with extremely high levels of antioxidants, dietary fiber, vitamins including beta-carotene, niacin and minerals including zinc, potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron. With so many nutrients, its benefits are numerous. They include:

  • High levels of beta carotene contain Vitamin A, which improves eyesight and helps with immune system reactions.
  • Protection against cancer due to high levels of antioxidants.
  • Energy enhancement due to high levels of iron
  • Source of niacin for vegetarians that aids in digestion
  • Digestive tract health

IDEAS TO ENJOY IT

  • As a healthy substitute for sugar in all the uses one might choose
  • As a fruity topping on ice cream or yogurt combined with fruit
  • Makes and excellent additive to fruit smoothies and shakes
  • An inventive topping or additive to cupcakes and sweet baked goods
  • A healthy addition to protein shakes for fitness enthusiasts