Maca belongs to the superfoods and is used as a powder from the herb’s root. The appearance is similar to carrots and it’s grown on the plateaus of the Andes at an altitude of 4000 m n.m. The ancient Incas were well aware of the positive effects of this plant on our health. Maca increases oxygen levels in the blood and therefore adds vitality and stamina. It is easily digestible and contains naturally high amounts of minerals.
Health Benefits: Maca root’s health benefits: positive impact on reproductive and sexual function: fertility, potency, increased libido, reduced problems with menstruation and menopause, positive impact on hormonal levels in the body, an excellent remedy for stress, improvement of physical and mental performance. It slows aging, helps the body cope with stress, improves immune system function by up to 15%, promotes fat loss, increases strength and endurance.
Vitamins and Minerals: Maca contains 20 amino acids, 7 of the 8 being essential. Maca is rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, sodium and iron, contains trace minerals such as zinc, iodine, copper, selenium, bismuth, and manganese. It is also rich in vitamins B1, B2, C and E.
Nutritional values in 100 grams: Fat: 4 g, Protein 14 g, Fiber 4,8 g and Carbohydrate 71 g. Energetic value is 1360 kJ
Country of origin: Peru