- Maca root grows in the Andes at 4000-4500 meters altitude (halfway to the top of Mount Everest) and thrives best in tough climate with nutrient-poor soil in a landscape that can best be described as a moonscape
- Take for example this chocolate drink that can be made from: 1/2-1 tbsp Maca, 3 dl any milk, raw Cacao Powder, raw Agave Syrup.
- South American legends describe how Incan warriors ate the vegetable before battle.
The Elite Athlete’s Choice
For some time, many top athletes use Maca in their training
- Maca contains several different micro-nutrients such as lipids, carotenoids, polyphenols and alkaloids
- Superfruit’s Maca is carefully selected, cleaned, washed and dried before being ground into powder
- Superfruit’s Maca is certified organic.
Maca is excellent added to smoothies and cooking
- Maca consists of 60% carbohydrates, 8.5% fiber and 10% protein
- Maca is a root vegetable, looks similar to a radish or turnip, and tastes a bit like horseradish and parsnips
- The powder is RAW which means that the product is never heated above 42°C
- Maca provides a zing to drinks
Maca (Lepidium peruvianum Chacon)
This product should not be taken by people who know they are hypersensitive to Maca. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet.
Nutritional values per 100g
Energy 1382 kJ / 329 kcal
Fat 1 g
whereof saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 61 g
whereof sugar 38 g
Fiber 18 g
Protein 10 g
Salt 0 g
Dosage: 1 tablespoon (about 6-8g) daily with a meal. Recommended dose should not be exceeded.
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