Macca nuts are rare and difficult to grow, but the kernel of the seeds is extremely valuable, and in the core of macca there is 78% oil content. Macca oil has over 87% of unsaturated fatty acids, including many types of nutrient ingredients that our bodies cannot synthesize themselves.
Macca nuts reduce cholesterol, work to prevent atherosclerosis. At the same time, monounsaturated fat, protein and potassium, Vitamin E in Macca acts as an antioxidant, reducing the risk of heart disease. Macca is also a good source of folic acid and Magnesium, and thus helps lower levels of Homocysteine, a type of indicator that indicates the extent to which plaque builds up in blood vessels.