What is Maca Powder?
If you’re looking to supercharge your nutrition Vivolife organic maca powder is perfect for you. This superfood powder is full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to aid your diet. In fact this organic powder has over FOUR TIMES the nutrients of raw maca root! What’s more, this powder is dairy free, gluten free and free from artificial additives so is suitable for vegans too.
Maca powder originates from the maca root, found in the mountains of Peru. To get our 100% natural, organic maca powder, the maca root is dried and milled before packed into a super nutritious powder. Our maca powder is rich in antioxidants and nutrients providing a ton of nutritional benefits. From vitamin C to iron, magnesium, calcium and vitamin B maca has it all!
What are the Benefits of Maca Powder?
Nutrient Density – Maca packs in All the Good Stuff
Maca is full of nutrition that can aid your diet. For a start this superfood powder is a great source of low gi carbohydrates and fibre! Not only that, but Maca also provides a great source of plant protein with 20 amino acids and even bcaas! This is great news for vegans and vegetarians to get a meat free source of protein. And it doesn’t just stop there, maca contains a high level of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. For example, you can get a great daily dose of vitamins B, C, and E. Moreover, this plant powder is high in the minerals iron, calcium, zinc, and magnesium. It is therefore recommended for anyone who doesn’t consume enough vegetables and also vegans and vegetarians as a vegan source of iron.
Maca Increases Energy and Endurance
A great reason to take maca powder is to benefit your energy levels. Maca offers around 60% carbohydrates that are low GI and slow digesting. As a result, maca provides a continuous slow release of energy during in the day. What’s more, maca is high in vitamin B, magnesium and iron to naturally boost your energy levels and overall concentration and focus. Because of this, maca is even recommended for chronic fatigue and to increase mental focus. In addition, the essential omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants in maca can actually make you feel more energetic and improve mood. This is because maca is thought to be a natural destressor, it may also help with symptoms of depression and stress.
The rich source of vitamins and minerals combined with complex carbohydrates make maca great for increasing performance and endurance. With maca you can get a great source of B vitamins, iron and zinc to naturally boosts energy levels and endurance without the crash of stimulants. Not only that, but the high protein content and complete amino acid profile helps aid muscle recovery. Moreover, this protein along with iron, magnesium and vitamin C and E also play a role in aiding recovery from injury. With maca powder pre and post workout you can get the most out of every session and even a pre workout energy boost.
Maca Balances Hormones and Supports General Health
Maca’s high antioxidant profile prevents harmful free radicals from forming and oxidation stress on the body. That means this powder can actually help you fight off chronic disease and cell damage. Not only that, but maca’s high fibre and high nutrient content is also suggested to reduce blood cholesterol, sugar and pressure. That means you can aid heart health and reduce the risk of heart disease!
Maca is also great to take everyday to support your immune system and fight off common illness. The high iron, potassium and vitamin C levels assist immune function so you’ll feel great everyday. And it doesn’t just stop there, because maca is high in calcium, copper, potassium and magnesium it’s great for bone health. This is especially important for women after menopause or young people who are training at a high level. Moreover, maca is very well known for balancing hormones including oestrogen and testosterone. This is because it stimulates the hypothalamus and pituitary gland to balance the endocrine system! The benefits of this superfood powder really are endless.
When Should I Take Maca Powder?
Maca can be taken at anytime during the day. You can start your morning of the right way with this energising powder or add to shakes pre and post workout for an energy kick! Not only that, but maca tastes great, with a rich, sweet and nutty taste maca is perfect for chocolate and vanilla shakes. Or why not try baking with maca or adding this superfood powder to your morning porridge!
Container Information 200g per pouch.
Serving size 4g.
Servings per pouch 50.