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Organic Maca Powder


 

£19.99

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300g

Maca Powder

Country of origin: Peru

Maca is a root vegetable native to the high Andes. It is extremely hardy and can survive at very high altitudes and very low temperatures where little else will grow. The root is a storage organ for nutrients and when taken from the earth comes in a variety of colours.

Maca is a source of thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B6, calcium and iron which all contribute to normal energy-yielding metabolism. It also contains zinc which contributes to normal fertility and reproduction, as well as normal levels of testosterone in the blood. Riboflavin and zinc additionally supports the regulation of hormonal activity and help to reduce tiredness and fatigue. Add to baking for a smooth malty flavour, or smoothies for a tangy taste of Peru. Enjoy as a part of a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet.

Add to smoothies, milkshakes, warm drinks, energy bars, biscuits, brownies, or see below for our recipe ideas. We recommend up to 10-15 g per day.

Nutritional Information

Typical values per100gServing
Energy 1380 kJ  
  327 kcal  
Fat 0.8 g  
- of which, Saturates 0.2 g  
- Mono-unsaturates <0.1 g  
- Polyunsaturates 0.4 g  
Carbohydrates 60.9 g  
Sum of sugars 38.3 g  
Dietary Fibre 18 g  
Protein 10 g  
Salt <0.1 g  
Vitamins   %NRV
Thiamin (B1) 0.21 mg 19
Riboflavin (B2) 1.95 mg 139
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg 21
Minerals    
Calcium 350 mg 44
Iron 13 mg 93
Zinc 4.1 41

Additional products

Whilst Maca foods and supplements are promoted to help hormonal balance and enery stamina, they are within a number of products that are used in blended mixes of 'super-foods' or in meal replacement smoothies. Other powdered or milled products within this range include:

1. Naturya: Spirulina, Chlorella, Wheatgrass, Hemp, Acai

2. Linwoods range of milled seed mixes

3. Water for Health range of 'green foods'

4. Puriton range of mixed protein powders

5. Natures Plus's Spirutein and Fruitein range of products