The Sacha Inchik products of BERGOLIO are purely vegetable (vegan), gluten-free and are organically grown. Sacha Inchik is regarding the nutritional values one of the most valuable food source for humans: around 33% protein and up to 50% content of Omega 3!
The Sacha Inchik oil is extracted from cold-pressed seeds and is a first-class oil. It tastes great and has a very high proportion of the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid. For the daily requirement of these Omega fatty acids is sufficient 1 teaspoon! It also has a high content of vitamin E. This oil is extremely resistant to oxidation. The shelf life is 18 months (compared with linseed oil: 2 months). It has about 47% of very high proportion of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and linoleic acid content of about 35%. Both acids help maintain a healthy cholesterol level in the blood. Alpha-linolenic acid also serves as a base substance for the construction of the essential unsaturated fatty acids EPA and DHA. EPA and DHA are necessary for the development of cell membranes and for the development of the brain. In contrast to omega-6 oils such as heavy consumption of sunflower, soybean or corn oil Sacha Inchik provides a very harmonious relationship between the three omega fatty acids (3, 6 and 9). No wonder that Sacha Inchik oil is often referred to as the best edible oil in the world!
The Sacha Inchik powder is obtained in the process of oil production. It ist gluten-free and has a very high level of protein (up to 62%). It is considered as a complete source of proteins, since it contains all of the nine essential amino acids (see chart).
The Sacha Inchik Pasta is made on the basis of Sacha Inchik powder. They are extremely rich in proteins, thereby saturate very quickly.
The importance of proteins
Proteins are composed of amino acids. The essential amino acids can not be synthesized by the organism itself and must therefore be supplied from external sources (by ingestion). All essential amino acids are found in plants.
What are the benefits of Sacha Inchik nuts over comparable products? The Sacha Inchik nuts taste great and are ready for consumption. They are rich in vitamin E, which is regarded as an efficient radical scavenger. And last but not least there is the high proportion of essential Omega 3!