The Organic Lucuma Powder that we provide meets
all nutraceutical benefits of Organic Lucuma Powder
along with the advantages of a product of the highest
quality and purity.
Lucuma (Pouteria lucuma) is a species of tree in the family Sapotaceae. It is native to the Andean valleys and grown in Peru, Ecuador, and Chile. The lucuma fruit contains sugars like glucose, fructose, sucrose and inositol, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Also, it is a rich source of ascorbic acid, polyphenols, and carotenoids. Studies have shown the antioxidant and antihyperglycemic properties of lucuma fruit.
The Organic Lucuma Powder offered by The Green Labs LLC. comes from sources of excellent quality for application in the food and beverage industries.
- Fuentealba C et al. Characterization of main primary and secondary metabolites and in vitro antioxidant and antihyperglycemic properties in the mesocarp of three biotypes of Pouteria lucuma. Food Chem. 2016 Jan 1;190:403-411
- Campos D et al. Bioactive Potential of Andean Fruits, Seeds, and Tubers. Adv Food Nutr Res. 2018;84:287-343