Sacha inchi is a plant that produces fruit with large, edible seeds. These are typically roasted, ground into a fine powder, or pressed to extract the oil. The leaves can be dried and used to make tea.
Sacha inchi seeds are rich in protein, fiber, and heart healthy fats. They also contain several essential micronutrients and antioxidants.
Some research suggests that sacha inchi could improve cholesterol levels, enhance gut health, and increase weight loss.
Sacha inchi seeds are rich in protein, fiber, and heart healthy fats.
A 0.4-ounce (10-gram) serving of sacha inchi seeds contains
Protein: 3 grams
Fat: 5 grams
Carbs: 1 gram
Fiber: 1 gram