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lucuma

(ˈluːkjʊmə)
n
(Plants) a genus of trees, family Sapotaceae, of sub-tropical regions in South America, bearing a sweet egg-shaped fruit of the same name
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Valores nutricionales de la lucuma (Pouteria lucuma) (100 g) Composicion Valor Energia (Kcal) 99 Agua (g) 72,3 Proteinas (g) 1,5 Grasa (g) 0,5 Carbohidratos (g) 25 Fibra (gr) 1,3 Ceniza (gr) 0,7 Calcio (mg) 16 Fosforo (mg) 26 Hierro (mg) 0,4 Retinol (ug) 355 Tiamina (mg) 0,01 Riboflavina (mg) 0,14 Niacina (mg) 1,96 Acido ascorbico (mg) 2,2 Fuente: http://www.mincetur.gob.pe/comercio/otros/penx/ pdfs/Lucuma.pdf La chirimoya es una fruta comercial bien conocida en America tropical.
Chilean imports also go beyond standard fare and include some fairly esoteric fruits such as red currants, cherimoya and Lucuma.
She brought back memories of Peru as keen as a pisco sour before dinner and lucuma ice cream afterwards.
microcarpa y cultivos de importancia como el cafe (Coffea arabica L.; Rubiaceae), coco (Cocos nucifera L.; Areacaceae), chirimoya (Annona cherimolia Mill.; Annonaceae), los guayabos, el palto, la naranja y la lucuma (Pouteria lucuma R&L; Sapotaceae), entre otros (CABI, 2005), pero por nuestra parte soo la encontramos en F.
Now joining Goji Berries, Agave Nectar, Hemp Seeds and Maca Powder on store shelves are Ground Vanilla, Mesquite Pod Meal and Agave, Lucuma, Yacon and Camu Camu powders in 8-ounce and 16-ounce sizes.
NP Nutra, Rancho Dominguez, CA, has received Organic Certification from QAI for more than 100 ingredients, including acai extracts and juice powder, acerola, amla, aronia, Bacopa monnieri, bilberry, boswelia, cocoa, Garcinia cambogia, gotu kola, grape seed, lucuma, maca, pomegranate, rosehip, schisandra, spirulina, Tribulus terrestris, yacon and many other popular ingredients.
Navitas has also launched five new power food powders: Mesquite Power, Goji Power, Yacon Power, Lucuma Power, and Camu Power.