The Incas knew, valued and ate these superfoods, which allowed them to walk and run showing endurance at very high altitude in the Andes mountains.
Most often we wonder how the Inkas could get so far as a civilization if they didn’t even hear about the wheel. One of the reasons was their nutrition based on superfoods such as quinoa, potato, native corn, maca, kiwicha and the coca leaf as part of their daily intakes.
healthy llama brings you a mix of superfoods from the Andes to help you boost your health and endurance in modern life!
Maca is a root that grows on the high mountains of the Peruvian Andes. It is an adaptogen, which means that it helps your body adapt to stress levels. Maca has a number of benefits to the body and acts as a natural energizer and hormone regulator.
Benefits: Increases libido, improves fertility health, regulates immune response, decreases stress levels and reduces chronic fatigue.
The best variety of cacao. Growth in the peruvian Amazon and recognized for its high quality and taste. It has been used as a medicinal beverage for centuries
Benefits: Increases concentration and has high levels of proteins and antioxidants
Straight from the Amazon rainforest it's potential to contribute to well-being is due to vitamin C and antioxidant pigments. This superfruit contains extremely high amounts of vitamin C, around 50 times more than an orange.
Benefits: Strengthens the immune system, is a powerful antioxidant, decreases pain and inflammation in cases of arthritis and helps relieve migraine episodes and headaches.
Widely cultivated in the Andean region. It's source of anthocyanin (natural pigments ont the grains), a powerful antioxidant.
Benefits: Helps control cardiovascular diseases, improves blood pressure and supports healthy glucose.
This noble tree is grown on the north coast of Peru, not only it has a delicious taste and aroma, but it has a lot of calcium, iron and fiber and vitamin B.
Benefits: It has anti-inflammatory and antirheumatic properties. Reduces the danger of degenerative diseases.