Maca is another amazing super-food that is a staple in my kitchen.
For those who don’t know, Maca comes in powder form and is an herb from the Andes in South America. It is raw and organic.
The Maca root, once ground up into powder, is known for providing stamina and strength. It also has a reputation for enhancing a person’s libido.
Health Benefits: Dried maca powder contains about 60% carbohydrates and 10% protein.
– Rich is rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sulfur and iron
– Full of trace minerals, including zinc, iodine, copper, selenium, bismuth, manganese and silica, as well as vitamins B1, B2, C and E.
– Contains nearly 20 amino acids and seven essential amino acids.
– Reported to have powerful effects on a person’s memory, mood and libido.
Uses: Maca can be used in smoothies, drinks, teas and juices.
It is recommended that people use maca in moderation, not everyday.