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Superfoodies Organic Maca Powder 100g

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About Organic Maca Powder

Formerly branded as Detox Your World

Maca is a root from Peru. It looks like a little turnip or radish, and is a traditional staple food in Peru. Its Latin name is Lepidium Peruvianum Chacon, but you don't have to remember that! It's also known as Peruvian ginseng, or Amazonian ginseng, but isn't related to ginseng at all.

Our Maca comes dried and ground into a powder, is certified organic and is not cooked. It is non-toxic and contains no dangerous side-effects or withdrawal symptoms.

Maca comes under the herbal classification of being adaptogenic. Adaptogens, are herbs such as ginseng that are traditionally thought to help the body to adapt to increased or ambiguous stressors. Traditional texts claim that these types of herb have a generalised regulatory action upon homeostatic mechanisms throughout the body (Lopez-Fandon et al, 2004:471).

Maca is a very densely nutritious food that contains high amounts of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and all the essential amino acids (so often hard to obtain from a single non-flesh food). The amino acid content of this plant gives it an average bio available protein content of around 14% of the entire weight of the plant. Maca certainly has an impressive array of minerals, with notably high levels of bio available calcium. The vast majority of people today eat food that is lower in minerals than our wild foods of yesteryear. Maca's high-mineral content can help top up your mineral stores in a tasty enjoyable way. On top of that, Maca also contains trace amounts of the hard-to-find vitamin B12 (though not enough to rely on by itself).

There is also a massive array of active phytochemicals (plant chemicals) present within Maca, including the legendary macamides and macaenes, who's supposed activity have been the topic of much research, especially amongst traditional diets of indigenous peoples of Peru. We


Organic Maca Powder ingredients: Organic Maca Root Powder

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