Navitas Naturals Lucuma Powder 8 Ounces Pouch
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. Yellow lucuma powder has a unique, maple-like taste that's a delight in a variety of recipe
Sweet Gold of the Incas
Lucuma was viewed in the ancient Peruvian cosmic vision as a symbol of fertility and creation. Traditionally known as the "Gold of the Incas", the orange and yellow pulpy lucuma fruit (Pouteria obovata, or Lucuma obovata) has been found carved on ceramics discovered in archeological excavations of ancient burial sites in coastal Peru.
Celebrated in textiles, ceramics, art, and festivities, lucuma has been cherished for thousands of years. Today, its flavor as an ice cream is often favored over chocolate or vanilla in many countries. The lucuma fruit is naturally sweet, but low on the Glycemic Index, making it a healthy choice for individuals seeking to decrease their sugar consumption.
Navitas Naturals Lucuma Powder contains no solvents, fillers or carriers, and is certified organic, kosher, vegan and raw.
Low Glycemic Sweetener
Peru is home to incredible biological diversity and over 40 ethnic groups, resulting in a true treasure chest of valuable plants and deep knowledge. Lucuma is grown sustainably without the use of pesticides, and is intercropped with other plants to increase the benefits for farmers.
Several traditional and folk healing systems note the medicinal use of lucuma. It's a healthy low-sugar alternative that is safe for diabetics. It is also a good source of trace nutrients, antioxidants, and key micronutrients.
Lucuma Powder is a healthy food, not a miracle drug. These statements herein have not been reviewed by the FDA. Navitas Naturals products are not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease.
Storage Information: Refrigeration not required. Store in a cool, dark, dry place.
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