While the fresh berry is juicy and similar in shape to a cherry tomato, its dried counterpart is delightfully chewy with a tart yet equally sweet flavor.
Usages: Add bebbries to quick breads, baked goods, hot cereals and trail mix. Pichuberries are also a great accompaniment to leafy greens and grain salads.
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This Peruvian power food is a great source of vitamins A, C, D and E, potassium, and B vitamins.
The pichuberry also contains withanolides, a naturally occurring compound that has been linked to the inhibition of cancer cell growth and inflammation. Withanolides are also known for their antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.
Pichuberries also contain a high content of phenolic compounds that have antioxidant and anti-aging properties.