If you haven’t heard, the Sacha Inchi nut is a superfood that’s set to take the world by storm. And why shouldn’t it? Boasting an omega-3 content that’s higher than any other food in the world, the Sacha Inchi nut originates from the dense rainforests of South America. Also known as the mountain peanut, this superfood is a must have in the diet of all health nuts! Why, you ask?
Aside from the omega-3 content, the Sacha Inchi nut contains numerous other nutrients such as protein, omega-6, and omega-9, alpha-tocopherol, vitamin E, and carotenoids (Vitamin A), and fiber. Consuming Sacha Inchi thus has been proven to bring you a myriad of benefits, for example: lowering your cholesterol, fighting diabetes, reducing stress, lowering blood pressure, just to name a few.
So how do you incorporate Sacha Inchi into your diet? Well, Sacha Inchi can be consumed in a number of ways, and has been made into a few types of products.
1. Sacha Inchi nuts
Usually eaten on its own as a snack, you can add them in your trail mixes to change things up, and even to garnish your salads. Containing a whole load of omega-3 fatty acids which is necessary for the protection of your heart, by thinning your blood and preventing the swelling of blood vessels, thus easing blood flow. Vitamins A and E found in the nuts also help preserve your eye health, and counters toxins in your body.
2. Sacha Inchi tea
Start your day with a nice cup of Sacha Inchi tea! If you’d prefer to drink tea than eat nuts, Incarich has you covered! Sachi Inchi, which originates from the Peruvian Amazon, has been successfully cultivated in Thailand. The tea is made from completely organic ingredients, and is guaranteed to refresh and keep you energized through your day, while also boosting your health.
3. Sacha Inchi oil
Sacha Inchi oil, cold pressed from raw Sacha Inchi seeds, has a perfectly balanced concentration of omega-3 and omega-6.
Containing high anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory, this oil can be sprinkled on your food, to give it more flavour and making it healthier. Take note not to cook with this oil, as it is cold pressed and not meant to be heated or cooked.
4. Sacha Inchi powder
Sacha Inchi powder from Incarich is extremely nutritious, and very versatile in its usage. Containing iron, calcium, protein, fiber and essential amino acids, this Sacha Inchi powder promotes muscle growth in the body, bone strengthening, improving blood and oxygen supply, and aids your digestion.
A definite must-have for vegetarians, this powder can be used in your smoothies, desserts, beverages or even in any other food dishes.
5. Sacha Inchi supplements
Completely natural and made without chemicals, the Sacha Inchi soft gel from Incarich is extremely digestible, and should supplement your meals very well.
Alternatively, the Sacha Inchi Oil Vegetarian Capsule can be taken as a substitute, for those who prefer vegetarian options.