Maca Benefits & Information
1 -2 teaspoons per day is recommended. Can be mixed into smoothies, milk, fruit juice, or sprinkled on porridge, cereals, or soups.
According to folklore, ancient Incan warriors took Maca before going off to battle to make them physically strong. However, they were later prohibited from taking it, in order to protect conquered women from their heightened libidos. Maca is a popular integral part of the Peruvian way of life, it is a root vegetable that looks a bit like a turnip and it is put into soups, cakes, breads and drinks in Peru. It is grown high in the Andes at 14,000 ft in very rich soils, so its mineral content is especially high.
Amino acids, Alanine, Arginine, Asparagine, Aspartic acid, Glycine, Hydroxyproline, isoleucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, praline, serine, threonine, tyrosine, valine, calcium, copper, iron, potassium, zinc.