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Raw Living organic Maca powder comes from a root vegetable that grows in the Andes mountains of Peru. Maca powder is full of minerals, vitamins, and protein, containing many of the essential amino acids, and particularly rich in calcium and magnesium.
Maca powder is very popular among both men and women. Maca powder contains plant sterols, the natural form of steroids.
No other food plant in the world survives at such high altitudes - up to 14,000 feet above sea level!
In Peru, Maca powder is considered a staple part of the diet: the potato-like tuber can be baked, or the ground-up powder is added to meals, and the Peruvians have been using it as an energy enhancer for over 2,000 years.
Like Aloe vera, organic Maca powder is an adaptogen and can be used without any harmful side effects.
Organic Maca powder (Lepidium Meyenii)
|Nutritional Information||per 100g|
|Energy||369 Kcal 1518 kj|
|of which saturates||-|
|- of which sugars||34.2 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5.1 g|
Maca powder combines well with fats. If you combine Maca powder with water, it doesnt keep well, you need to drink it within a couple of hours. Add Maca powder to milks, smoothies, hot drinks, and raw chocolate recipes.
Start with 1 tsp of Maca powder, and work up to 1 tbsp a day.
Check out Kate's macapuccino recipe here, incorporating Maca powder!