Mesquite

Mesquite is a tree that has found in the northern desert of Peru a suitable habitat, its fruit contains high levels of sugars, proteins and minerals as well as tryptophan, an essencial amino acid. It is considered rich in fibers, natural energizer and removes heavy metals and redioactive substances from the body. [:es]El algarrobo es … Read more

Quinoa

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is an Andean grain of high nutritional value, its consumption goes back to 5000 B.C. It was considered by the Incas as a sacred food, according to the UN is one of the keys to food security of humanity. It has an exceptional balance of protein, fat, oil and starch. Quinoa proteins … Read more

Yacon Root

Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) is an andean root cultivated in warm and temperate areas of the Andes for its crisp texture and sweet flavor. Has prebiotics and is believed to have a favorable effect on the intestinal flora; their root contains vitamins B1, B and C and is composed mostly of water and oligofructans.   Yacon … Read more