MACA (Lepidium meyenii)

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Origin

Central Andean plateau of Peru.

History

During the Inca Empire era Maca was considered a sacred food for elite and also was allocated to the soldiers for vitality and strength.



Nutrients/Main compounds

Maca roots contain not only lipid, protein, carbohydrate, fiber, vitamins and minerals, but a good number of phytonutrients like glucosinolate, flavonoid, alkaloid, steroid, etc.

Properties

Maca has proved to be good for energy enhancement, fertility, and stamina; improvement of sexual disorders; alleviation of postmenopausal symptoms; keeping memory and mental clarity. Maca is also considered to be immune – stimulant.
Remarks

Scientific studies in-vitro, in-vivo were conducted not only in Peru but also in many other countries including Japan.

Recommended uses

Can be added in yogurt, tea, milk, coffee and juices. Is an optional additive for desserts and cakes. Can be mixed in hot and cold liquids; with cocoa as well. Ingredient for gluten free foodstuff.
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Categories Nutrients
Sales markets Middle East; Asia; North America
Supplied from Peru

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