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Organic Maca Powder
Organic maca powder comes from an adaptogenic root known for its dynamic natural effects--users tend to experience a big boost in energy, relief from stress and even an increase in libido. Organic maca powder can add a powerful dose of calcium, iron, magnesium, selenium and seven essential amino acids to your diet.
Health Benefits of Maca Powder
As an adaptogenic root, maca reduces anxiety and improves our ability to adapt in stressful situations. The rich iron content of organic maca powder supports the formation of hemoglobin: the red blood cells responsible for delivering oxygen throughout your body. Iron keeps us feeling energized and helps fight fatigue throughout the day. And beyond its noticeable effects on energy and endurance, a daily maca supplement regimen can promote better endocrine system health and may relieve ulcers, mild depression and menopause symptoms.
Maca Powder: Tastes and Uses
Organic maca powder has a mildly sweet and pleasant butterscotch flavor, which makes it an easy additive to everyday drinks and food. It's a great complement to oatmeal and other hot morning cereals, and powdered maca is even sweet enough to blend into milkshakes or stir into hot chocolate. Sprinkle a few teaspoons over popcorn, sliced fruit, or soups, or combine it with our organic cacao powder for an extra-energizing maca supplement.
Maca Powder: Our Registered Dietitian's Top Pick
There are 4 grams of fiber in just 1/2 ounces of organic maca powder and maca powder is known for its energy boosting properties. Plus, the powder has a mild flavor that doesn't overpower other tastes. Our Health Nut and Registered Dietitian says maca powder is a great way to boost the nutrient content of baked goods, such as breads, pancakes or muffins. When baking, add a few teaspoons to the flour mixture in the recipe to ensure it's mixed well throughout the batter.
Origins of Organic Maca Powder
Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is a finicky root, similar to a turnip or radish, that only grows well in the cold, arid climates of high mountain plateaus, and in soil that is inhospitable to most other crops. It is native to the Peruvian Andes, where it is still cultivated and carried to the villages below to be dried and ground into organic maca powder.
The root has a rich history in Peruvian culture and is believed to have been traditionally consumed by ancient Incan warriors just prior to battle, giving them superior endurance and strength. Its use as an aphrodisiac and fertility aid is also a time-honored Peruvian tradition. Maca benefits have historically been so sought-after and well-known in the area that the root was accepted by the Spanish as a form of currency during the colonization of the Inca Empire.
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Vickie, Guyton, GA August 26, 2014
“Love the taste. I have used it twice since getting it yesterday and can't wait to really experiment with this one!”
Ramona, Austin, TX August 25, 2014
“I've been mixing it with my smoothies - adds a good flavor- not overpowering at all!”
Lori, Mililani, HI August 20, 2014
“i tried a pinch by itself and it has a slight bitter nutty taste. just a little mixed up in my raw bars.. i couldn't taste the bitter so I am very happy with the freshness!”
Melina, Port Saint Joe, FL August 16, 2014
“Great in smoothies”
Nenette, Jacksonville, FL August 14, 2014
“I love it too!!”
Christina, Woolwich Township, NJ August 11, 2014
“Very Fresh smelling. I add this to my smoothies for some energy.”
adriana, Poughkeepsie, NY August 7, 2014
“I thank you for this and two previous free products you sent me to try! What wonderful way to get your customers to sample new products. I use nutra- bullet every morning and I add these products to to get further health benefits. I adore your characters! Thank you very much!”
Wesley, SEATTLE, WA August 4, 2014
“THE NUTS FAMILY HAS A GREAT PRODUCT IN THE MACA!!! THE PRICE IS RIGHT AND THE SERVICE I HAVE GOTTEN FROM THE NUTS FAMILY HAS BEEN EPIC!!!!! THANK YOU VERY MUCH NUTS.COM FAMILY!!!!! PEACE!!!!!”
Carmen, Hazel Park, MI August 3, 2014
“Mixed it into my yogurt this morning. Love the smokey, cocoa-ey flavor, and the nutritional punch doesn't hurt either.”
Mary, Bountiful, UT July 28, 2014
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Candace, Bakersfield, CA August 28, 2014
“This is the only place where I get any of my superfood powders. And they must have known that because they gave me a lovely little free sample of goji berries, which were splendid. I've purchased, spirulina, maca root powder, cacao powder, goji berry powder, hemp protein and chlorella. Never disappointed. :)”
Serving Size 14g (~0.5 oz.)
(Approx. 32.5 Servings/Pound)
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Organic Maca Powder
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.
Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. It is ok to refrigerate.
Country of Origin: Peru
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