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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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Deanna, Clarence Center, New York July 10, 2013
“I just came home from work and have been so anxious to see this amazing packaging, and it is!!!! The shipping was right on time to the tee. All my items inside are in perfect condition too, no problems at all. I'm so excited to start using Organic Maca Powder and Spirulina in my smoothies and cooking. I will definitely purchase from Nuts.com again that I have a order waiting in my "cart." ”
Christian, Midland City, AL July 2, 2013
“I looooooove my products from Nuts.com!!! I received my package speedily and the presentation is lovely. I'm obsessed with the line of products offered and I will be a life-long customer! :)”
Steven, Stevensville, MI June 27, 2013
“I came to this site looking for one specific item (Maca Powder), but once I got here, I found so many other things I needed. I just kept throwing items into my cart, one after another. When everything arrived, I could not be more happy. Everything was exactly as all the other great reviews described it. I purchased Goji Berries, Cacao Nibs, Pumpkin Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, and Pine Nuts and mixed them all together to create an awesome "trail mix". Highly recommended!”
Lisa, Baltimore, MD June 26, 2013
“Bought a nutribullet and it has hard to find items like Maca Powder. After search on the internet I found Nuts.com and not only did you have everything on my crazy list, but I get it the very next day. You are my new go to for all things healthy. I look forward to placing my next order.”
Emil, Boston, MA June 18, 2013
“Healthy foods with traceability and electric delivery?
Shut up and take my money.
But, seriously, your business is incredible. Please keep it up.”
Alexander, Coral Gables, FL June 13, 2013
“Very Pleased. . . .
I came across your website by chance. I am glad that I did. Right away I was drawn in: lots of great products; endless customer feedback ; and a presentation that brought everything together.
I purchased several items (maca powder; cocoa powder; hemp powder; and moringa powder. Delivery was prompt as promised. Your packaging was great. Your customer service and contact are top of line. There are a lot of companies out there that would benefit from you approach to business. Thank you for your passion.”
Helen, Joplin, Mo May 31, 2013
“I use Maca Powder in all my baking. I even put it in pumpkin pie, meatloaf, spaghetti sauce, just to name a few things. It gives a feeling of satisfaction after eating something with it included and takes away the munchies. To get the full benefit mix it with juice and within 5 - 10 minutes after drinking it a sense of well being floods over you that is unexplainable. Another feeling can happen too . . . . but I'll keep this testimonial G-rated. If you want relief from stress this could help and it happens so naturally you will hardly notice that it's happening until you say "Hummmm things aren't so bad after all. I wonder why?" MACA powder!!!!!”
Leboure, New York, NY May 15, 2013
“When I was placing my order, it was said that the product would be delivered the next day. First, I did not believe it, but now, I do! Wonderful experience with you. I am planning to buy more for retail, but would rather be interested in 1/2 lb bags.
Thank you again and than you for the extra sampling bag!
Marie, Kalispell, MT May 2, 2013
“I received my first order yesterday and was, first, pleasantly suprised by the cute and fun packaging of the box and products, not to mention the free sampler, which I've been nibbling on since, along with the Goji berries:); thank you.
I ordered Spirulina, Cacao and Maca powder, as well as a sampler of the Goji berries, for starters. The spirulina will make a nice addition to my home-cooked meals/shakes, the cacao to desserts and the maca, well, to both;); because of its delicious sweet/nutty/smokey smell and taste, I can't wait to try it on oven-cooked fish fillets and definitely in bread pudding, custard/pumpkin pies and much more.
Will definitely be sharing this with friends; you've got yourself a new nuts.com fan/customer. Thank you!!!. ”
BARBARA, Rainsville, Al April 18, 2013
“Wow! This is my second time ordering. I was impressed with just your adorable packaging on my first order. That alone makes you smile and feel good, but your products are awesome. We use the acai berry, goji berry, maca, chia seeds, and cacao powders in our morning smoothies, which are made with fruit, nuts, and greens. We are feeling great, more energy, better health all around. I am so glad that when I was searching for these powders, I lucked up and found your website!! Even give us a free treat to try. Thank you:)”
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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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