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Aguayantos, also known as golden berries, not only are delicious but also have lots of benefitial nutrients; a true Peruvian superfruit; phot: Peru Telegraph
Food & Drink SunflowerSunflower Updated October 14, 2019 1421   0   1   0   0  
Aguaymanto (physalis peruviana) is a plant and its fruits native to the Peruvian Andes. The incredible berries with many names - locally they are also known as uchuva, uvilla or ushun, abroad as cape gooseberry, golden berry, Peruvian cherry or even Inca Berry and Pichuberry (referring to the Incas and Machu Picchu to associate it with Peru) are delicious...
Cushuro, a blue-green alga that due to its high amount of beneficial nutrients is considered not only the food of the future, but also a miracle weapon against malnutrition and anemia; photo: greatbritishchefs
Food & Drink SunflowerSunflower Updated October 14, 2019 1646   0   1   0   0  
Cushuro (nostoc sphaericum), also known as cusuro, murmuntu(a), llullucha, macha-macha, rachapa or simpler egg of the rivers, is a blue-green alga that is traditionally used as a food source in the Andes of Peru, Chile and Bolivia, as a natural medicine and organic fertilizer for centuries. Because of its recently discovered high amounts of beneficial nutrients and other compounds...
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Food & Drink SunflowerSunflower Updated October 14, 2019 3019   0   1   0   0  
Camu Camu, also known as cacari, camocamo or myrciaria dubia, is native to the Peruvian lowland jungle and grows on bushy trees along riverbanks and in flooded areas of the Amazon rainforest. Its extraordinary high Vitamin C content in combination with other for our body beneficial nutrients makes Camu Camu another Peruvian superfood.
Food alert labels in Peru that makes it easier for consumers to identify products with high amounts of sugar, salt and fats and to choose healthier options.
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 17, 2019 1546   0   1   0   0  
While – depending on the source - 8% to 10% of Peruvians still suffers from under- and malnutrition, on the other hand the country is among the top 3 on the list of Latin American countries with the highest obesity rates.
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Food & Drink SunflowerSunflower Updated March 12, 2019 1817   0   1   0   0  
Lucuma is undoubtly the most popular fruit in Peru. The native subtropical fruit, which some even name "The last gold of the Incas” and consider it as the “national fruit”, is grown in the Peruvian Andes since ancient times.
Aji Amarillo, the Peruvian yellow chili pepper with its distinctive taste, is a key ingredient of the Peruvian cuisine
Food & Drink SunflowerSunflower Updated April 21, 2018 10795   0   1   0   0  
For over 7000 years, Ajis, Peruvian chili peppers, are cultivated in the country and today are an essential part of the local cuisine. From the around 300 varieties of chili peppers grown in Peru, the Aji Amarillo surely is one of the most commonly used and probably even the most important ingredient in Peruvian cooking.
Health information for travelers to Peru
Peru Advice & Security Series Part 7 SunflowerSunflower Updated March 26, 2019 2306   0   1   0   0  
Falling ill on vacation is a real downer. Therefore, a little bit of pre-travel health preparation might be wise to stay well and fit during your travels. To help you to prepare for your Peru trip and provide an overview of the medical situation in the country, we compiled some general health information and medical advice.
Sacha Inchi - Inca Peanut or Mani del Inca - One of Peru's known "Super-foods"
Food & Drink SunflowerSunflower Updated September 09, 2019 3951   0   1   0   0  
Sacha Inchi, also known as Mani del Inca or Inca Peanut, is native to the Peruvian Amazon region and consumed by indigenous tribes for over 3000 years. The oval, dark brown seeds inside the characteristic star shaped fruits are rich in oils, proteins and amino acids.
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