The consumption of the native Sacha Inchi plant known as ‘peanut of the Incas’ is very important for our diet since it has high oil and protein contents.
This seed is native to our jungle, and is found in San Martín, Amazonas, Madre de Dios and others.
Proteins contained in Sacha Inchi
It has a high content of omega 3 fatty acids (more than 48%), omega 6 (36%) and omega 9 (8%). Contains antioxidants, vitamin A and alpha-tocopherol and vitamin E.
1 Control and reduce cholesterol.
2 Help to lose weight.
3 Reduces hormonal problems in women.
4 Delays the aging process.
5 Fight tiredness, stress, nervous or mental exhaustion, insomnia.
6 Regulate blood pressure. Prevents myocardial infarction and arterial thrombosis. In addition, it reduces the triglyceride rate by improving blood flow.
For these reasons and many others we recommend consuming this natural product.
Sacha Inchi is a native seed of the peruvian Amazon, which was known by the natives for thousands of years. After the conquest of the civilization of the Chanca, the Incas began to represent in their ceramic fruit of the knowledge inherited from the preceding tribe. This oilseed is also known as the Inca peanuts.
Sacha inchi oil or oil also known Inca or Inca inchi is richer in unsaturated (93%), of great importance for Nutrition for its high content of essential fatty acids (84%) fatty acids.
With 48% of Omega 3 helps to balance cholesterol, leading cause of death worldwide.
In Peru grows wild in the departments of San Martin, Ucayali, Amazonas, Mother of God, Junín and Loreto.
Just as the Sacha Inchi tenemosmuchos other superfoods with large proteinaceous values, rich in vitamins and healthy for everyone.
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