Organic Gelatinized Maca Powder
Organic and fair choice certified maca root grows in the highlands of Peru, where only sunshine, rain and a mineral rich soil transform it into a powerful super food. Maca root contains a large number of essential amino acids, minerals and vitamins including B, B1, B2, C, D, E, iron, magnesium, copper, phosphorous and calcium. A true adaptogen plant, meaning that it has the ability to adapt and improve specific bodily functions by restoring balance to all major and minor bodily system based on individual needs.
Gelatinized maca powder is a great addition to smoothies. A spoon of maca added to your favorite smoothie will keep you energized and give you the nutritional benefits of maca without compromising flavor.
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Healthy benefitsMaca root is a superfood and not a drug. The healthy benefits detailed in this section are based on the nutritional profile of Maca root and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. See Disclaimer below.
Boost Energy Levels
Maca is used to enhance athletic performance, energy and stamina. Studies showed that maca taken after exercise helped reduce muscle fatigue by decreasing amounts of lactic acid and malonic acid.
Maca improves memory and increases mental alertness by boosting antioxidant activity in the brain.
Naturally Balances Hormones
Containing 31 different minerals and 60 different phytonutrients, maca is an ideal food for the endocrine system, helping the pituitary, adrenal, and thyroid glands (all involved in hormonal balance.) Maca has adaptogenic properties and thus it has the ability to affect key hormones in both women and men without containing hormones itself.
Maca is classified as an adaptogen plant. This means that it has properties to help to strengthen the body so it is able to better resist disease and stress, support the adrenal glands and balances the body’s functions. In order for a plant or herb to be considered an adaptogen it must be non-toxic or harmless to any organ of the body and must be able to be ingested for long periods of time safely.
Improves and Supports Sexual Function
Studies show that men who took gelatinized maca daily for a few months experienced an increase in libido, sperm count, mobillity of sperm, increased DHEA levels, decreased anxiety and stress, lowered blood pressure, balanced iron levels and an increase in adrenal androgens. In one study with rats and maca, it was found that animals given maca powder showed multiple egg follicle maturation in females (important for ovulation) and the males had significantly higher sperm production and motility rates.
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