Lucuma - Sprout Living


July 3, 2015 Sprout Living
Lucuma Fruit
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What is Lucuma?

Lucuma is a delicious, highly nutritious superfruit native to Peru. It has been an important harvest crop since the time of the Moche and Inca cultures. Lucuma grows at temperate elevations and is a subtropical fruit. It was already a well-loved super food when Europeans first came upon the fruit in 1531.

Benefits of Lucuma

Lucuma fruit is very nutrient-dense, and offers loads of iron, beta-carotene, vitamin B3, zinc, magnesium, calcium and other vitamins and minerals, as well as a healthy dose of protein, antioxidants, and dietary fiber. These give it some amazing benefits:

  • Support the immune system
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Reduce inflammation

Lucuma can be found in:

  • epvl-pop-upEpic Vanilla Lucuma
  • epgk-pop-upEpic Chocolate Maca
  • epgk-pop-upEpic Green Kingdom


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