Certified Organic Maca Extreme®
Maca is a root vegetable grown in the Peruvian Andes. It was sacred to the Incas and has been used as a food and medicine in South America for centuries. It is well known for its ability to help enhance strength and endurance. In fact, Incan warriors would often consume maca before long journeys and battles. Maca Extreme® is a micro-pulverized, highly absorbable, 4:1 concentration of the most important elements in maca—a little goes a long way! Maca Extreme® contains less starch than standard maca, making it ideal for those with difficulty digesting cruciferous vegetables.
The Sunfood Difference™
Traditionally, maca powder is made by grinding up sun-dried maca roots of various colors. Our raw, organic, non-GMO Maca Extreme® is created using a cold-drying process with fresh purple maca roots, generating a uniquely powerful concentration not found anywhere else.
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Are Your Hormones Controlling You?
Maca Extreme® has:
Calcium which may assist in supporting strong bones
Magnesium which may contribute to normal bone health and immunity
Potassium which may help maintain healthy blood pressure in combination with a low sodium diet
Vitamin B1 which may contribute to mental function and metabolism
Vitamin B2 which may help regulate metabolism and support normal cell growth
Vitamin C which may function as an antioxidant as well as contribute to healthy immunity and bone health
Vitamin E which may function as an antioxidant as well as contribute to healthy immunity and heart health
Add 1/2 teaspoon of Maca Extreme® to smoothies, or try in your favorite recipe! Mix it into teas, nut milks, coffee, protein drinks, or just about any natural beverage you can think of. Maca is also a great addition to dessert creations, homemade jams, broths and puddings. Maca has an unusual relationship with cacao nibs and all cacao products in general. Mix maca into all your favorite chocolate treats and experience real culinary magic.
Certified organic raw purple maca root
Caution / Allergen Statement
|Specifications||Non-GMO Project Verified, Organic, CCOF, Raw, Vegan, Kosher|
|Storage||Reseal bag after opening. Store in a cool, dry place.|
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