Maca Powder Benefits

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Maca Powder Benefits

If you have been trying to get healthy chances are you have heard of Maca. Maca seems to be a recent buzzword on the health scene.  I had always heard of it, but didn’t try it until a few months ago and now it’s a staple in my house. This post will share maca powder benefits and why it should be included in your health regimen and some easy ways to use it.

What Is Maca?

The Maca root originates from Peru and is a nutritionally dense superfood containing high amounts of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and all the essential amino acids. Maca is high in B-Vitamins, Vitamin C, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron and Zinc. It grows as a tuber, similar to a potato, and is ground up into powder and used as a superfood due to it’s micronutrient power.

Maca Powder Benefits

  • Increased Energy
  • Boosts Immune System
  • Balance Hormones
  • Increase Fertility
  • Boost Libido
  • Improve Mood
  • Regulate Metabolism
  • Builds Healthy Muscle, Bones and Teeth.

Maca helps to nourish and stimulate the pituitary and hypothalamus glands of the body. These master glands regulate the thyroid, adrenals, pancreas, ovarian and testicular glands. Maca works as an adaptogen, which means that this powerful superfood adapts to each body’s individual needs.

How To Use Maca

Maca powder can be found at most health food stores or can be purchased here.

  • Add to smoothies or juices
  • Add to herbal tea
  • Try it in a soup or stew.
  • Add to non-dairy milks
  • Makes a great topping for non-microwave popcorn with coconut oil and pink Himalayan salt.

My Experience

My husband and I have been using Maca for about 5 months now and have noticed a difference in our energy levels and I have been using it as a way to balance my hormones. On days when I am feeling lethargic I make myself a smoothie and feel great for the rest of the day. I have been recommending this superfood to friends and family who I know could benefits from its powers.

Have you tried Maca yet? Have you noticed any differences in your health and well-being? We would love for you to share your stories of maca powder benefits!

Maca Benefits

 

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Disclaimer: Please note: I am not a medical professional, the information provided is strictly for informational purposes. Please use your careful discernment and double check with your naturopath or doctor before taking any vitamins or supplements

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