Maca Powder, Organic
8oz – $25.99
1lb – $44.99
Maca powder is the amazing Peruvian superfood.
The maca root comes from the radish family and grows at elevations around fourteen thousand feet in the plateaus of Peru and in the South American Andes mountains. For over thousands of years, maca has been used for cooking and even utilized by shamans for treating a variety of medicinal purposes. Many people today identify maca as a superfood because it’s full of vitamins and minerals. With its rich nutrient content, this amazing root is filled with manganese, copper, iron, sulphur, magnesium, calcium and zinc.
This strong and hardy root has been a traditional food and medicine plant used by the people of the Peruvian regions for over 2,000 years. It is well known and rejoiced for its super-tonic effects, energy-instilling properties and supremely nutritious attributes that help provide strength and endurance for physical activities.
Today the gelatinized version is widely available. This is maca root that has gone through and “extrusion process”, using heat and pressure to separate the starches and remove the tough root fiber. This concentrates the active ingredients and creates a highly digestible top superfood powder.
Maca has a number of benefits to the body as a natural energizer known for its effects at increasing libido, balancing hormones, improving fertility rate, regulating immune response and building muscle and strong bones.
Maca powder is great to include in your workout supplements because its perfect for vitality, energy and it contains 17 out of the 18 amino profiles making it almost a complete protein. Maca powder contains remarkable adaptive properties. As it enters your body it can adjust depending on if you need one type of hormone or another. Maca is an adaptogenic root that has itself “adapted” to poor soils and colder climates. Adaptogens help the body “adapt” to stress and are substances specifically known to affect one or more areas that include athletic ability, heighten energy and physical beauty. They allow your body to naturally regulate itself by normalizing over-activity or under-activity of the organs and glands.
Maca Powder is particularly good for athletes to boost stamina an endurance levels for physical competitions. It is great as well for body builders to help build muscle and can be used as an alternative to anabolic steroids.
Maca is easy to fit into your lifestyle. Since it’s great for workouts and will even improve recovery time from the gym, try maca powder in a post workout drink. Simply add about a teaspoon and a half and you’re good to go and it will even add a wonderful creamy nutty taste to your drink. Maca powder also works perfect in smoothies and there are hundreds of great recipes. Try it today and see how it boosts your energy levels.
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