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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. Maca powder can add a powerful dose of calcium, iron, magnesium, selenium and seven essential amino acids to your diet.
Benefits of Maca
As an adaptogenic root, maca reduces anxiety and improves our ability to adapt in stressful situations. The rich iron content of 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
Maca 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 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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Lauren, Peabody, MA November 6, 2012
“Delivery was super fast! Was so excited to rip into my boxes of goodies from your site! (Organic chia seeds, Maca powder, Spirulina, dark chocolate covers espresso beans) Will def order from you again!(and for gifts for the holidays!) 100% satisfied! your website is great! Thank you for being awesome! :)”
Retha, Atlanta, GA October 31, 2012
“Delivery was amazingly fast and the maca powder fresh and affordable. I am a repeat customer.
Terry, Naples, Fl October 20, 2012
“Great service only 3 days to Fl! Cute packaging and nice sample surprise, tasty energy bars with Goji and lots more. Maca powder and Goji berries for my green drinks. Maca was 1/2 the price from what I could find. Will have to try more stuff!”
Maria, Milwaukeekk, WI - Wisconsin October 6, 2012
“Wow my box came so fast, I love you guys, thanks for the great maca and cacao powder I use it everyday in my power juices, and the raw honey in my vegan flax seed banana bread!! Your on my grocery list from now on. ”
Matthew, Maryland, USA September 25, 2012
“This company is awesome, in a nutty kind of way! Prompt, friendly, and did I mention, nutty? Five Stars!”
Holly, Santa Fe, NM September 13, 2012
“Great price on chia seeds, and love the Maca in my protein/chia shakes! ”
Denise, Mandeville, LA August 22, 2012
“Got my shipment really fast. Tore the cute little box open and tried everything. Love it all. Thanks for the Goji berries. Will ordering more soon. Kale chips are a great snack. Made a smoothies with spirulina and maca powder and added Greek yogurt, fruit and unsweetened fruit juice......yum. Chocolate cov expresso beans awesome . Can't wait to snack on them while working night shift. ”
Robert, Wash, DC August 11, 2012
“Excellent quality, fast shipping!”
Diane August 1, 2012
“As soon as we opened the package my husband and I tasted everything. the chocolate rasberry flavored chips, the gummie life savers, the cocao nibs and loved it all. thank you for the goji berries gift package. tomorrow we will be making something new and different with the maca powder. Cannot believe I placed my order Monday night and the products were at our door step Wednesday afternoon!!
Diane & Wayne”
Robin July 31, 2012
“Hi. I just received my order which included a small pack of Goji berries as a sample. AWESOME ! I made smothies right away using the Maca powder, Wheatgrass powder and Chia seeds. I had not had Maca powder before this, and now I will be hooked for life. So good !!!!”
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Hao, Santa Ana, California April 17, 2014
“Your product is very exclusive and absolutely really good. This is the second time that I ordered organic maca powder from Nuts. I will definitely recommend you to our friends.”
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 1-3 months if un-refrigerated. If refrigerated, shelf life is up to 6 months.
Country of Origin: Peru
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