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Organic Red Maca Powder
Organic red maca powder (raw) is an adaptogenic root that may enhance your ability to deal with stress while boosting energy, endurance and performance. Red maca is packed with even more vitamins and nutrients than regular maca. In traditional Peruvian culture, maca is believed to be an aphrodisiac. Find out for yourself, and blend a spoonful of this sweet powder into your smoothies, or mix with our organic cacao powder for a delightfully energizing effect!
While this is organic red maca powder, please note that it is tan in color and not red. Our organic maca powder is never heated and is considered raw.
Health Benefits of Red Maca
Organic red maca powder balances the body to create sustainable, balanced energy, though it is not a stimulant. It boasts an impressive nutrient profile with 60 potent nutrients, including beta-sitosterol, glucosinolates, and fatty acids. As an excellent source of protein, red maca contains 18 amino acids, including 7 of the 9 essential amino acids. Since maca is an adaptogenic root, it supports the normal function of the endocrine system, which regulates the secretion of hormones into the bloodstream. Proper hormonal balance can reduce the severity of menopausal symptoms, enhance the body's ability to deal with stress, boost a weakened immune system, and ward off mild depression. As a natural source of energy, maca can support weight loss goals by increasing metabolism and helping the body burn more calories over time.
Why RED Maca?
Organic red maca powder contains the same nutrient levels as other maca varieties, and then some. Compared to other varieties, red maca powder contains higher levels of phytochemicals. Studies suggest red maca may promote good prostate health, combat osteoporosis, and support bone regeneration.
1) In a study published in the Journal Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2005; 3:5, researchers reported that red maca significantly reduced ventral prostate size in rats. This effect was exclusive to red maca, and was not the case for either the black or yellow varieties.
2) Another study published by researchers from the Universidad Peruana, Lima in 2010, found that red maca had protective effects on the bone structure in rats with osteoporosis. This research has positive implications for the effect of red maca on bone health.
Red Maca In Your Diet
Red Maca has a mellow, sun-dried butterscotch flavor. Its mild flavor works well in drinks and foods. For a natural source of energy in the mornings, try adding a few teaspoons of red maca to your breakfast oatmeal or other hot cereals. We love mixing red maca in smoothies, milkshakes, and even hot chocolate. Or try adding a scoop to foods like chia pudding for an additional boost of energy and nutrients.
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Bridgette, Danbury, CT March 22, 2011
“Unbelievably fast shipping, top notch service - and products that are FANTASTIC! What more could you want? I have never been disappointed...Thanks guys, you really are the BEST!”
Efrem, Salisbury, Maryland February 15, 2011
“I order received my order today, I've sampled everything in my order and every item is much better than I expected”
Cynthia, Lancaster, PA February 8, 2011
“That was super service. The products - chlorella, maca and milk thistle seed - I purchased are exceptionally fresh. The chlorella was really good even in water. My husband was really surprised by the amount of quality product we received for the money we spent.
Kim, Charlotte, NC January 28, 2011
“Nuts Online, you guys are so great!!!! You dont find such awesome, personable customer service PLUS high quality products so easily these days. I just received my Red Organic Maca powder and it is delicious in my smoothies!!! Thank you soo much! This wont be the last time! ”
Mike, Dalton, GA January 19, 2011
“Ordered Monday morning and it was delivered Wednesday afternoon! Fantastic service. This was my first order”
Christine January 14, 2011
“I just order for the first time from you since an acquaintance recommended you.
All I can say at this point is that this is probably the fastest service I have ever received from an online order and your products are just fantastic! Fresh and delicious!!
Thanks so much, I guess you got yourself a future repeat customer - YUM!”
Denise, Fowlerville, Michigan December 30, 2010
“Thank you so much for supplying such wonderful organic super foods! Your
products that I've ordered, Maca, Hemp, Cacao nibs are absolutely superb!
Your delivery is as quick as a hungry orangutan peeling a banana...Thank
you! Thank you! Thank you!
all the best! ~ denise
Lori, Ocala, FL December 4, 2010
“Got my order VERY fast!! You guys are great and your products are Top of the Line!! Thank you, definitely will be back!!”
Elwood, Gilroy, CA November 2, 2010
“My 19 year-old daughter and I drink a shake made of milk, protein whey powder, cacao, red maca, and magnesium-calcium citrate powder before bedtime every night. We sleep very soundly and wake up refreshed and full of energy the next morning. I don't wake up at 3am anymore.”
Michelle, Phoenix, Arizona August 20, 2010
“Thankyou so much for the red maca. It tasted delicious compared to some yellow maca that I tried. Its stronger than the yellow maca too. Its really good and I'm so glad that I chose NutsOnline. Your price is the best and I'm a satisfied customer. Thanks again:)”
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Angie, Knoxville, TN July 11, 2014
“Super fast delivery! I was so glad to get the maca powder going again. Love the cacao powder. Thanks for the quinoa, I am trying it for lunch! I will return :-)”
Serving Size 14g (~0.5 oz.)
(Approx. 32.5 Servings/Pound)
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Organic Red Maca
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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