Here’s the low down on how this humble little root can improve your health and wellbeing. Maca is a root vegetable grown and sourced in Peru that has been consumed by South Americans for thousands of years. It is known as a ‘superfood’ because of its abundance of vitamins and minerals such as Calcium, Magneisum, Zinc and Iron, as well as an amazing range of enzymes and essential amino acids.It has been known to have a broad range of health benefits including:
- Increased energy levels and endurance
- Regulating hormones
- Improving mood
- Relieving menstrual issues and menopausal symptoms
- Increasing libido
- Enhancing fertility
Maca has an earthy, slightly nutty and caramel/malt-like flavour. This powerful plant source can be purchased in both powder and capsule form and is a fantastic addition to smoothies, protein powders, oats, pancakes, hot chocolates and other desserts. It is a very versatile ingredient packed with loads of nutritional benefits so it’s easy to get creative with this one!
Check out our great range of maca in powder and capsule form to incorporate this superfood into your daily diet and feel it’s amazing benefits for yourself!