SUPERFOOD SPOTLIGHT: MACA

This superfood is a radish-like root native to Peru.

Maca root is a highly nutrient-dense whole food, rich in vitamins, plant sterols and essential minerals like potassium, calcium, magnesium, and iron. Maca has long been used to increase stamina, boost libido, and combat fatigue. The root is a superb adaptogen, enabling the body to more easily adapt to and regulate the effects of stress.

Maca is a particularly powerful and balanced food for athletes and those who are looking to combat stress or increase stamina.

It contains vitamins B1, B2, B12 and C to ensure proper functioning of the heart, the conversion of carbohydrates into energy, cell growth and adequate production of red blood cells.

 Benefits:  

•increased energy and endurance

•increased fertility

•relief of menstrual symptoms

•reduced hormonal disorders during menopause

•regulation of hormonal balance in the body

•improvement of the overall health

•treatment of anemia

•help with wound healing

•improvement of memory, mental and academic abilities

•providing the skin a youthful look

•contributing to healthy bones and teeth

•acting as an antioxidant and anticancerogenic, thus reducing the risk of cancer tissues and the development of cardiovascular disease

•a positive effect on increasing muscle mass

Just add a teaspoon to your favorite smoothie & enjoy!

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