Maca powder is made from the root of a Peruvian radish-like plant. In South America it is considered a magical symbol of youth and has been appreciated it for thousands of years for its positive effect on energy levels, growth and fertility. Maca is now gaining popularity as a libido booster (it is known as herbal Viagra) and it general strengthening effects on the body.
Raw Organic Maca Powder-250g
Nutritional Benefits Maca is an adaptogen – a substance that exerts a beneficial influence on our hormonal system, thus helping our body adapt to any kind of change or stress. It is a good source of amino acids, phytonutrients, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals (selenium, calcium, magnesium and iron). Maca is useful for athletes as it has the ability to increase energy and endurance, oxygenate the blood and increase muscle mass. It’s good for our brain health too – improving mental and academic abilities and memory. It may also be useful in weight management as it helps burn fat and improves our body’s glucose tolerance – which decreases food cravings and helps us make better food choices.
Maca is best enjoyed in a smoothie but can be added to cereals, porridge, pancakes, scrambled eggs and soups.
Maca is a powerful Superfood, so it’s best to increase your dosage gradually. Start off by taking ¼ teaspoon daily and don’t exceed 2 teaspoons daily. Store in a cool dry place.
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