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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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Deborah , Charlotte, NC October 16, 2008
“My husband and I recently became believers of the health benefits of maca powder and was thrilled to accidentally run across your website and the great low price for such a nutritional powerhouse. My first order was such a easy, friendly, and fast experience. You definitely have a customer here. Can't wait to try some of your other yummy products. Thank you! ”
mary, fl October 15, 2008
“wow! Great stuff, I especially love...everything....the chia, maca and cacao are awesome!!!!!!!!!! Fast deivery and great products!!! yum”
terence singerline, colorado spgs, colorado September 6, 2008
“Thank you guys,I received my order early this morning...The shipping was on time and I really enjoy the products...Your prices were incredible on my recent order of Organic Maca....I am heading to the South Pacific and have been loading up on my supplys...Thanks again for a great company and incredible service...Feels good supporting a small business and not a mega corporation....Cheers,Terence”
Melissa and Tom, Jupiter, FL September 5, 2008
“We ordered the Cacao Nibs and Maca powder and were so pleased with the items and the service, that we turned right around and ordered Organic Goji berries, raw org.almonds, org.banana chips and flax seeds the next day. Why didn't we find you before? Please don't change! You are THE BEST! We can honestly say we are pleased with all aspects of our orders - tasty organic items, great prices, fast shipping and really great customer service.Thanks again!”
kathie, emmett, idaho August 27, 2008
“Thank you ssoooo much for my awesome Maca powder.You have the best prices and are the friendliest online store. I greatly appreciate it!!! Kat”
Doug, Glendale, AZ August 1, 2008
“The Cacao and Maca are UNBELIEVABLE. Cheers,”
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Tania, Monroe, CT September 27, 2014
“Dear *Nuts Family*, thanks again and again for your efficiency, quality and kindness. And Thanks a lot for your gift ALWAYS!!! You're the best.
God bless you much more.
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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