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Our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder packs a powerful punch as a natural adaptogen, delivering sustained energy and relief from life’s stressors. In addition, our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder may contain an arsenal of phytochemicals for fighting free radicals and detoxifying the body. You’ll love the delicately sweet and unique taste of our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder.
What is Red Maca Root Powder?
Our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder has all the benefits of yellow and white maca root powder, including fierce adaptogens that may help to combat stress and a lineup of vitamins, minerals, and essential amino acids that ensure the best nutritional start to your day. Red maca root powder is grown in the same region, and under the same conditions as other varieties of maca root, but comes from roots that are a beautiful, intense shade of red. Red maca root powder is growing in popularity because of its ability to provide additional health benefits like possible anti-tumor support and healthy prostate antioxidants than yellow or white maca powder, and has a higher amount of certain beneficial compounds like alkaloids, tannins, saponins, and steroids. Red maca root powder is also said to increase bone density. You’ll love the sweet taste of our red maca root powder, which has flavors that hint of caramel.
Energize Naturally and Maintain Optimal Wellness
Our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder is one of the best defenses against stress, naturally bringing the body back to a state of optimal performance. Scientists have identified four alkaloids in maca root powder, which nourish the endocrine system and stabilize the body’s hormones. In fact, maca root powder is used as a hormone replacement therapy for women and to treat menopausal symptoms.
This nutrient dense superfood contains a powerhouse of vitamins, plant sterols, minerals, and heart-healthy fats that help to keep the body functioning at its prime. Our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder includes seven of the nine essential amino acids and is a favorite supplement of athletes who depend on sustained strength and endurance throughout the day.
And if that wasn’t enough, you’ll find high levels of healthy carbohydrates, protein, iron, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous, B vitamins, and linoleic and oleic fatty acids in our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder.
The History of the Peruvian Super Root
Since the times before the Incas, natives of the Peruvian and Bolivian highlands have known the secrets of the sacred maca root. Warriors consumed maca root before battle to give themselves increased energy and stamina, and to sustain themselves on long journeys. Maca root has been used as a powerful treatment for low libido and infertility in the Andean culture for more than 500 years. The Spaniards valued the medicinal qualities of maca root so much that they used it as currency.
Maca root is still a treasured food and medicinal staple in the harsh climate of the Andes, where it grows at elevations of 11,000 to 14,000 feet. This unassuming root is a member of the cruciferous family, resembling a radish with low-growing leaves that produce off-white flowers.
But it is the root that packs the punch in our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder. Maca root is the highest altitude food crop in the world, and takes on its characteristics as a powerful adaptogen because of the extreme climates in which it grows. This makes red maca root powder a wonderful supplement for those living a lifestyle where endurance and the ability to adapt to stress are necessary.
How to Use Our Organic Maca Root Powder
Today, athletes, raw foodists, vegans and vegetarians, outdoor adventurers, and culinary professionals enjoy our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder. It has a flavor that is both spicy and sweet, and is considered a delicacy when added to desserts like puddings and chocolate. When roasted, maca root is sweeter than cacao and has hints of butterscotch. Our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder comes from roots that are dried at low temperatures to preserve vital nutrients. The root is then gently ground into a powder for use in a variety of foods. Enjoy this ancient superfood anytime for burst of extra energy!
While much research is still being conducted, some of the possible health benefits of our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder may include:
The recommended daily usage is 1-2 teaspoons. As with all superfood powders, listen to your body, as you may find that either a smaller or higher intake is more suitable to your body. We recommend that you start with the recommended daily amount, and, if desired, gradually increase or decrease your daily consumption.
This powder blends well with juice, rice or soy milk, and yogurt, or can be added to your favorite smoothie. It can also be mixed into your homemade energy bars. While you can add this powder to a variety of recipes, raw food enthusiasts avoid cooking or heating in order to preserve the food's nutritional value.
If cared for properly, our Organic Raw Red Maca Root Powder has a shelf life of two to three years. To preserve the freshness of this product:
We package all of our superfood powders in all-natural brown kraft bags, each with a resealable zipper across the top. Each bag has a thin metal lining, which serves as a very effective barrier to light, oxygen, odors, flavors, moisture, and bacteria.
While printed plastic bags with clear windows may look beautiful, studies have shown that the toxins contained in the plastic are absorbed by food that is in direct contact with the plastic. Foods that are raw and all-natural, like superfood powders, are even more susceptible to this type of contamination than processed foods.
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