Story tells that an Andean goddess refused to feel love, until a mythological being dressed like a beggar seduced her with a lucuma, which represents fertility in the Inca mythology. In the northern valleys, their seeds appear on clay basins and po¢ery instruments, as well as in noble’s tombstones.
- Provides carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals to the diet.
- Contains beta-carotene, an antioxidant that delays the aging process.
- Reduces the possibility of heart attacks.
- Prevents anemia and strengthens the immune system.