Maca is an adaptogenic herb known for it’s ability to help:
Improve hormone balance
Increase natural energy
Increase athletic performance
Boost fertility and virility
Maca is an adaptogen, helping the body adapt to stress - internal and external, physical or emotional. Adaptogens help balance hormones, stabilize moods, boost immune function, increase energy, and modulate many organ systems within the body overall.
Additionally, maca contains higher lipid content than other root crops, giving the body a healthy dose of linolenic, oleic, and palmitic acids – the primary omega fatty acids needed to fight inflammation and support a healthy brain and heart. Maca is also is rich in many trace minerals lacking in the modern diet:
Calcium and Magnesium for robust bone health and decreased muscle & joint pain
Potassium to maintain healthy blood pressure
Phosphorus to assist in repairing tissues and cells
Selenium, which fights free radicals, promotes cell regeneration and supports the thyroid
Zinc, vital for skin health and immunity
Copper to assist in age-related problems
Sodium, Iron, Bismuth, Tin, Silicone, Manganese, Vitamins B1 & B2, and more
Certified Organic Maca Extreme® Maca is a root vegetable grown in the Peruvian Andes. It was sacred to the Incas and has been used as a food and medicine in South America for centuries. It is well known for its ability to help enhance strength and endurance. In fact, Incan warriors would often consume maca before long journeys and battles. Maca Extreme® is a micro-pulverized, highly absorbable, 4:1 concentration of the most important elements in maca—a little goes a long way! Maca Extreme® contains less starch than standard maca, making it ideal for those with difficulty digesting cruciferous vegetables.
The Sunfood Difference™ Traditionally, maca powder is made by grinding up sun-dried maca roots of various colors. Our raw, organic, non-GMO Maca Extreme® is created using a cold-drying process with fresh maca roots, generating a uniquely powerful concentration not found anywhere else.