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

Known as the “gold of the Incas” or the “super grain of the future”. Quinoa is an Andean grain of high nutritional value. It has been cultivated since thousands of years by the indigenous peoples of the Andes, its grain being the basic food of these populations. According to the UN, it is one of … 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