Sacha Inchi

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Also known as Inca Peanuts or Inca Nuts, Sacha Inchi is touted by many as one of the best new superfoods. One of the richest sources in the world of omega fatty acids, Inca Peanuts are also loaded with protein, fiber, and antioxidants. Our Sacha Inchi is dry roasted to nutty, crunchy, perfection - truly a super food!

Grown in the Amazon Rainforest and the high Andes Mountains of Peru, Sacha Inchi has been part of the Inca diet for 3000 years. The Sacha Inchi plant, Plukenetia volubilis, is a rainforest vine, with star-shaped seed pods, meaning that Inca Peanuts are technically seeds, not nuts. However, our Sacha Inchi seeds do have a unique, mild, nutty taste that many compare to that of a dark roasted peanut with a slight woody flavor.

Sacha Inchi's benefits for health and nutrition have been widely publicized recently, especially by medical personality Dr. Oz, who lists it as his best snack for weight loss. Medical studies have shown that Sacha Inchi's high concentration and proper balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids reduces the risk of heart disease, and its fats are largely monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. Finally, as a complete protein, Inca Peanuts contain every amino acid. Try lightly tossing in a little olive oil and sea salt to create a great taste!

Sacha Inchi: Our Registered Dietitian's Top Pick

Our Registered Dietitian and Health Nut likes that Sacha Inchi provide a complete sources of protein because they have all essential amino acids and a small handful (one ounce) has about 8 grams of protein.. They add great crunch to salads or a perfect for swap from traditional nuts.

Customer Reviews

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“You are an AWESOME company to deal with. I am grateful for the fast shipment of such an exceptional product. I will purchase ALL of my nut needs from YOU...forget the rest...YOU ARE THE BEST! Thank you.”

, Bolton, MS May 5, 2011

“Thank You for a speedy delivery”

, Adrian, Michigan May 4, 2011

“Back at ya!
got my order today as promised, and couldn't wait to open some!! now i am thinking of my next order!. so much stuff, cant wait to reorder. Thanks”

, medina, ohio May 4, 2011

“Super fast service! Everything ordered was packaged nicely, I will definitely order from Nuts Online again!”

, Media, PA May 3, 2011

“Yippee! My inca peanuts arrived and I have already broken into the bag. They are really tasty. Love them!”

, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania May 3, 2011

“Thank you so much wow how fast the order came good eats and luck in your business. Im very. Happy. With my order have great day”

, staten island, new york May 3, 2011

“Received my order of Sacha Inchi, Sing Bhujia (masala peanuts) and cocoa nibs today. Fresh, fast, delicious, excellent stay-fresh packaging...I could go on and on. There are so many products available on this website; I can not wait to try them all. Awesome! ”

, Madison, WI April 8, 2011

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, Alexandria, Virginia March 23, 2011

“On Dr Oz show I heard about inca nuts. I ordered them and found they have almost a stale taste. I had no idea what to expect. I called your # and was told that was the taste. I may get used to it. Your service has been great and I would use you again.”

, Plainview, ny March 10, 2011

“Umm, seriously? I placed an order on Tuesday and it arrived on Thursday? I mean, I wasn't emotionally ready for it. And then you have the audacity to email me that it was delivered! The nerve of you people. In all seriousness, I am so excited to experiment with the chia seeds and taste the Turkish figs. Yumm! I will definitely be a returning customer. ”

, Johnstown, PA February 10, 2011

“So happy to receive my order on the day it was promised! Loved the packaging, so cute and funny!! :-)
Everything was very fresh. I will definitely order from nuts.com again and already recommended it to friends. Thank you for the free sample of chia seeds!!!”

, Plantation, Fl March 17, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 28g (~1 oz.)
(Approx. 16.2 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 170
Calories From Fat 126
%DV
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 0g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 4%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 4%

Ingredients

Dry roasted Sacha Inchi

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

Storage

Store under refrigeration for up to 6 months.

Country of Origin: Peru

ID: 4322

From our family to yours, since 1929

Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.

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