Camu camu plants grow on the banks of rivers of the Peruvian Amazon. The small red fruit provides phytochemicals beneficial for human health. It is rich in amino acids such as serine, valine and leucine, as well as other nutrients such as calcium (27.0 milligrams / 100 grams of pulp), phosphorus (17.0 milligrams), iron (0.5 milligrams) Riboflavin, niacin and bioflavonoids. However, the nutritional interest of the fruit focuses on the high concentration of vitamin C which is on average 2700 milligrams per 100g of pulp (compared to 43.90 milligrams that contribute 100ml of orange juice), it is known as the food with the highest concentration of vitamin C in the planet. As for the caloric value only provides 17 calories per 100 grams of pulp.
- It provides phytochemicals, amino acids (such as serine, valine and leucine) and other nutrients such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin.
- It has beneficial effects on strengthening the immune system, skin and eyes.
- Demonstrates mood stabilizing ability in patients with depression and anxiety.
- Great vitamin C intakes.