What is Maca?
Maca is a potent, ancient Peruvian superfood used by indigenous Andean societies as a source of nourishment and healing for thousands of years. This herbaceous plant is native to the high Andean Mountains of Bolivia & Peru, and is one of the only food plants in the world able to thrive at such a high altitude.
Where is Navitas Naturals Organic Maca Powder sourced from?
Navitas Naturals Organic Maca Powder comes from certified organic maca roots that grow high up on the Junin Plateau in the Peruvian Andes. After harvesting only the finest maca roots, they are slow-dried and gently milled at low temperatures to preserve the natural integrity of this superfood product.
How might Navitas Naturals Organic Maca Powder benefit my body?
Navitas Naturals Organic Maca Powder is loaded with nutritious Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids and plant sterols, including vitamins B1, B2, B, C, D, E, Iron, Potassium, Copper, Magnesium, Selenium, Phosphorus and Calcium. It's a fibre-rich food and a good source of plant protein (about 10%). Maca root is also a source of Essential Fatty Acids, and it contains four unique alkaloids (Macaina 1, 2, 3 & 4), which are thought to nourish and support the endocrine system.