There are some interesting Peruvian superfoods which are ideal for summer and these include Lúcuma which is a tropical fruit found in Peru. It is naturally sweet and has low glycemic index of 25. It is ideal for those who are afraid of blood sugar. Camu-camu is another super food, a berry that is found in Amazon.
More vitamines than a orange?
It has 60 times more Vitamin C than a orange. Purple Corn is a native of Peru and staple diet. It is purple because of its nutrients such as anthocyanins. Pichuberry is a small orange and another super food. It contains withanolides in large amount. It is known to prevent cancer growth. Cacao that is used for chocolate making is also great as superfood. The bean has minerals and anti- ageing components.
- Cacao. Resembling the coffee bean, cacao is a tiny brown bean
used in the process of chocolate making. As many chocolate products are
diluted with sugars and fillers, the higher percent of cacao bean, the
higher the quality of chocolate. This bean is packed with minerals and
anti-aging antioxidants, and is rich in B-complex vitamins as well as
vitamins A, C and E – making your Cacao paleta a deliciously natural
These are my fun and nutritiously quenching paletas. The recipes are
simple, quick to assemble and a great excuse to socialize with friends
and family, or just to enjoy on a quiet afternoon. Whether you’re
looking for a post-workout snack or a poolside …………. read more from Manuel Villacorta: http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/