Lucuma Powder - Natural Sweetener Fruit - A Grade

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UKHealthHouse Lucuma Powder Natural Sweetener Fruit A Grade Premium Quality Free UK P&P Benefits: WHY IS THIS THE BEST QUALITY? With its low glycaemic index (GI) and sweet taste, Lucuma is the new superfruit on the block. Lucuma powders grown in altitude, our finely ground Peru, are full of nutrients. Rich in antioxidants, lucuma...
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Lucuma Powder Natural Sweetener Fruit A Grade Premium Quality Free UK P&P

Benefits:

  • WHY IS THIS THE BEST QUALITY? With its low glycaemic index (GI) and sweet taste, Lucuma is the new superfruit on the block. Lucuma powders grown in altitude, our finely ground Peru, are full of nutrients. Rich in antioxidants, lucuma contains carotene, fibre and B vitamins, especially vitamin B3. We preserve the high nutrients by cleaning the fruit pulp in natural water, then drying it in air at low temperature. Nothing added, nothing taken. No additives or preservatives and no nasties.
  • THIS IS FOR WHOM - Similar to mango, lucuma has a delicate, sweet taste like biscuits & honey. This low GI makes it an excellent dessert for slow release energy for health. A versatile ingredient, lucuma powder can be used in everything from baby food to creamy liqueurs. Add it to your smoothies, yogurt or juices to enhance nutrition, or add sugar to your dessert to satisfy this craving. Lucuma Ice Cream is great - it's one of the most popular ice cream flavours in South America.
  • WHERE IS IT FROM - The local, Lokuma fruit we use in the sub-tropical rainforest valleys of South America is grown & harvested in the Peruvian Andes. It has been eaten there for over 2,000 years, Lucuma was used by the Incans as a nutritional food and it is still used widely in Peruvian cuisine. Lucuma is the most popular fruit in Peru by far, because of its sweet taste & its high nutritional value - the locals always know the value of this 'superfruit'. 
  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT - Historically, lucuma trees have provided food to families and villages when other crops were in short supply, so locals saw it as both a stable source of food and an 'insurance policy' against crop failure. The lucuma fruits in our powders are grown in a completely chemical-free environment. Fruit cultivation is expanding as it becomes more and more popular around the world, creating more jobs for Peruvian farmers.
  • NATURAL HEALTHY - This fruit is very healthy and is rich in Beta Carotene, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, Carbohydrates, Fibre, Vitamins and Minerals Iron, Zinc, Calcium, Magnesium, Protein, and Vitamin A. In some countries, one of the the most popular ice-cream flavours is also Lucama. Lucama flavour is popular in its native range. In Peru, it exceeds the demand for strawberry, chocolate and vanilla flavours, which are popular worldwide.

Description:

Sourced from farms in Pesco (central Peru), Lucuma is a raw gourmet, nutrient-dense fruit. Dubbed the “Gold of Incas” this exotic Peruvian fruit is celebrated for its flagrant flavour. Lucuma has extracted from the Peruvian Highlands and bodies a wealthy source of minerals and vitamins. The complex combination of carbohydrates makes this sub-tropical food an essential “superfood”. The fruit is selected for the best quality, cleaned by hand in natural water and organically ground into a powder with no additives. A natural sweetener, Lucuma powder is prominent within the Peruvian Andes as ice-cream flavouring.

Lucuma powder is made from the fruit of the lucumo tree, which is like a cross between an avocado and a mango, with an avocado-pit-size seed in the middle. This tree belongs to the Andean region of South America.

PURE & PREMIUM PRODUCT: Lucuma powder is grown, harvested, dried and ground in Peru from only the finest fruit of the lucumo tree. A natural sweet, it has a creamy, sweet taste that is more delicate than most sugars, and is usually compared to maple syrup, butterscotch and brown sugar.

USES: Lucuma powder is an excellent and nutritious alternative to sugar, which has very low glycaemic content. It can be used in anything you usually add sugar to, such as tea, coffee, hot chocolate, smoothies, ice cream, shakes, desserts, cereals, baked goods, etc. In Chile, it is a very popular flavour in its own right for ice-cream.

Food Supplement

LUCUMA POWDER

Ingredients: 100% Lucuma Fruit

SUGGESTED USE: 5g per day. Please consult your doctor before taking any nutrient-dense products..

Allergens: None.

Free From: Gluten Free, GMO Free, Sugar Free.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size: Per 100g.

Each 100g Providing:

Energy (kJ)/(kcals) 1 1334/317(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

Protein  4.2g(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

Fat  0.6g(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

Of which saturates  0g(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

Mono-unsaturates  0g(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

Poly-unsaturates  0g(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

Carbohydrate  60g(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

Of which sugars  25g(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

Fibre  24g(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

Salt  0.05g(Per Serving)  **(%RI*)

* Reference Intake.

** No RI established.

Warning: Do not exceed the stated dose. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Product should be stored out of reach of young children.

Suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians.    

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