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Camu Camu

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Basic information

This small oval fruit of red smooth skin and sour centeris the result of the magical spell of one of the most important natural sources of the planet which gathers fabulous recipes for the health and gastronomy. It belongs to the family of the myrtaceaes and a high content of vitamin C, even higher than the ones with high concentration of ascorbic acid such as orange and lemon.

Seasonal availability

Harvest : after 4 years, and anual harvests after that.

Human health benefits

- Provides phytochemicals, aminoacids such as serine, valine, leucine, and other nutrients such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin.

- Strengthens the immune system, skin, and eyes.

- Able to regulate the mood of depression or anxiety patients.

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Nutritional value

Componentes / Components Por 100g /
Per 100g
Calorías Calories 17
Agua Water 94,4 g
Carbohidratos Carbohydrates 4,7 g
Proteínas Proteins 0,5 g
Fibra Fiber 0,6 g
Ceniza Ash 0,2 g
Calcio Calcium 27 mg
Fósforo Phosphorus 17 mg
Hierro Iron 0,5 mg
Tiamina Thiamine 0,01 mg
Riboflavina Rivoflavin 0,04 mg
Niacina Niacin 0,062 mg
Ácido ascórbico Ascorbic acid 2.780 mg

Geographical distribution