After harvesting, cleaning, and selecting the finest seeds, Incaliving’s Sacha Inchi seeds are lightly roasted at a maximum temperature of 122F for two hours, which is a crucial step that demonstrates our commitment to the finest quality superfood. This is the ideal temperature to enhance the natural flavor of the sacha inchi seeds while preserving and maintaining the omega and nutritional value of these powerful seeds. Immediately after, we packaged them at the source in Peru and the seeds are flown to our distribution warehouse, which means perhaps the freshest and purest sacha inchi seeds on the market. This is a great on the go protein snack for the kids, those that are keto conscious or vegan athletes always concerned about great clean sources of vegan protein.
Amazing Health Benefits
First, sacha inchi seeds could possibly help in reducing cholesterol simply by replacing bad fats (Chirinos et al, 8). Sacha inchi is finding more and more support in the science community regarding its effects on cholesterol (Garmendia et al, 9). In fact, sacha inchi may help lower the LDL (Alayon et al, 10) as well potentially increase the HDL- after a four month experiment between sacha inchi and sunflower, one study found the Inca Peanut impacting and raising the HDL the most (Gonzales et al, 11).
And the impact on cardiovascular health (Fleming et al, 12) isn’t stopping at cholesterol as sacha inchi seeds may possibly help with high blood pressure (Gonzalez et al, 13) thanks to the high amounts of potassium in sacha inchi (Kim et al, 14).
Additionally, sacha inchi contains a balance of the fatty acids Omegas 3, 6 and 9 (Kim et al, 15), which when coming from a renewable plant source (Fleming et al, 16) could be just as effective as fish oil according to more and more research (Maurer et al, 17). Therefore, with approximately 6,700mg of pure Omega 3s, sacha inchi seeds maybe increasingly important to diets because of the numerous potential health benefits (Fanali et al, 18), which may include helping in improving the appearance of the skin, while also reducing wrinkles, sun spots and blemishes (Soimee et al, 19). Also, omega 3s from the sacha inchi seed may have soothing anti-inflammatory properties that help prevent psoriasis and eczema (Raveendran, 20).
But the potential benefits for the skin aren’t just due to the rich omegas. Sacha inchi seeds are also high in antioxidants gamma-tocopherol and phenolic compounds, and they may help protect the body from aging faster since antioxidants help to fight harmful free radicals (Cisneros et al, 21).
Next, the omega 3s found naturally in sacha inchi (Ramos-Escudero et al, 22) work to potentially help reduce the inflammation of the joints, muscle soreness from exercising and aides in the fight of possible chronic diseases linked to inflammation, like arthritis (Nasciemento et al, 23).
Also, once again, the Omega-3 fatty acids found in the seeds could potentially help to reduce inflammation within the brain and alleviate headaches and could help with improved mood (Kohler et al, 24). Sacha inchi could possibly help ease
inflammation within the brain, which can cause emotional issues like depression and memory loss according to one study (Cisneros et al, 25).
It may seem counterintuitive since sacha inchi seeds are known to be high in calories, but these little seeds may also help in the fight against weight gain too (Sathe et al, 26). Fiber (linked to gastrointestinal health) represents approximately 75% of the carbohydrates in sacha inchi nuts (So et al, 27) and more research is supporting the idea that fiber-rich whole food sources of carbohydrate are superior to refined carbohydrates for diet (Giacco et al, 28).
Other possible health benefits come from our seed containing an incredible 7g of plant proteins per serving, which is important for nail, hair and muscle growth or maintenance (Gonzales et al, 29). Because of the importance of protein to the body, plant proteins have also been shown by scientists to potentially “prevent the onset of risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease, i.e., hypercholesterolemia and hypertension, in humans” (Chalvon-Demersay et al, 30).
Additionally, sacha inchi seeds may also help manage diabetes (Hanssen et al, 31). Because sacha inchi contains gamma- and delta- tocopherols, the same antioxidants that may help slow the body’s aging, as well as vitamins like A and E, the body has more help to possibly combat diabetes naturally (Powers et al, 32).
Next, since sacha inchi seeds are high in a compound called tryptophan, this amino acid may help in feeling good because it is a precursor to the hormone serotonin (Sadok et al, 33). Serotonin is a neurotransmitter and these seeds are believed to help calm the nerves, boost the mood and deal with anxiety, depression and stress (Fanali et al, 34). The tryptophan in these healthy seeds may also help with a restful night sleep (Hornyak et al 35), which seems so important in this busy world.
Why Buy from Incaliving?
Rosa is not only a supplier of some of the world’s best superfoods, she is committed, like Incaliving, to sustainable farming. This commitment is something some of our competitors rarely can afford to do but it not only means some of the finest and purest sacha inchi seeds and organically grown products in the world but preserving the Amazon Jungle as a source for future generations and earth conscious consumers.
In addition to our commitment to sustainability, we also take pride in our initiative to have our workforce (90%) be mostly women. The empowering of women like Rosa, especially in Peru, gives them a chance to leave poverty and provide them more opportunities to feed their families and grow/start their own businesses. You too can take pride in knowing that your purchase has helped support this initiative.
Lastly, 10 percent of all online profits are donated to Love Your Neighbor Asia, a nonprofit here in the United States but with a grass roots effort in Thailand helping in the fight against sex trafficking. We encourage you to visit their web page https://www.loveyourneighbor.asia or their Facebook page Love You Neighbor Asia for more information about this amazing foundation, this wonderful cause or if you would like to donate.