Navitas Naturals Organic Lucuma Powder, 8-Ounce Pouches (Pack of 2)
- Certified organic
- Non-gmo project verified
- Superfoods are a diverse whole-food source of antioxidants, protein, essential fats, minerals, vitamins and other key nutrients
- 100% certified organic, kosher, non-GMO, certified gluten-free, vegan and raw
- Lucuma is a low-glycemic sweetener made from a fruit that contains many nutrients including beta-carotene, iron, zinc, vitamin B3, calcium and protein
- Add lucuma to beverages, smoothies, yogurt and cereal, or blend it into desserts and baked goods
- Lucuma has a sweet, maple-like taste and is one of the most popular ice cream flavors in South America
- Food for modern life. Great for home consumption or use in your healthy restaurant or café.
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All of our products, with the exception of our Power Snacks, Coconut Chips, and Superfood+ snacks are packaged onsite at our Novato California facility and we do not source, handle, or offer anything that contains peanuts, gluten/wheat, soy, corn or dairy. Our entire facility is free of these allergens. Cashews and coconut products are the only tree nut items we handle here in our facility. Please note however that the Power Snacks, Coconut Chips, and Superfood+ snack lines are manufactured offsite in a facility that also handles peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, milk, eggs and soy. However, these products have been certified Gluten-Free.
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Lucuma provides 14 essential trace elements, including a considerable amount of potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, while heavy metal content is low, according to the Ministry of Agriculture in Nanning, China. Lucuma powder contains 329 calories per 100 g. Per 100 g, it contains 87 g of carbohydrates, 2.3 g of fiber, 4 g of protein and 2.4 g of total fat content. It also has 92 mg of calcium per 100 g to keep your bones and teeth strong. Phosphorus is important for bone and protein formation, digestion and hormone balance; lucuma provides 186 mg per 100 g. According to My Fitness Pal, 1 tbsp. of lucuma provides 2 percent of the recommended daily value for iron, which may help stimulate the immune system and improve physical endurance.
Lucuma has been used for centuries in South America for its medicinal properties. The State University of New Jersey reported a study that evaluated the anti-inflammatory effect of lucuma extract on wound healing and skin aging. Results of the trial determined that lucuma significantly increased wound closure and promoted tissue regeneration. The report of the study concluded that lucuma may have anti-inflammatory, anti-aging and skin-repair effects on human skin.
Lucuma fruit powder has a distinctively sweet and fragrant taste that provides a natural sweetening to desserts without increasing your blood sugar levels, unlike many sweeteners that offer empty calories. A healthy alternative to sugar, lucuma powder may be useful for diabetics and people with other health issues. Lucuma fruit powder can be added to any beverage, smoothie, yogurt, granola, pudding or pastry.Read more ›
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
I didn't find it all that sweet. It adds a lot of fiber but not that enough sweetness.Published 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
A great tasting alternative to sugar, tastes so good I can eat it plain from the bag. Makes great cakes as well.Published 3 days ago by Ike Feen
I like this product a lot, it mixes up smoothly and adds a different sweetness to my smoothies.Published 19 days ago by sally y.
What a great natural alternative sweetener! Great flavor and perfect for smoothies.Published 2 months ago by RuhFamily
This was my first experience with the Lucuma Power. I used too much, in my teas the first time I used it and had to start over. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Use this powder daily along with other organic products to make a healthy drink that is not only good, but good for you.Published 4 months ago by Sandra C Baggett