Organic Maca Powder

Organic Maca Powder

Organic Maca Powder... Maca has also been used for thousands of years by the ancient Inca tribes of Peru, who believed it boosted energy, libido and fertility, and today Grazia magazine describes our Maca as: ‘Purported to boost energy, endurance, mental focus and even sex drive…”

Organic Maca Powder

  • Packed with vitamins, minerals and amino acids
  • A source of zinc, which contributes to normal fertility and reproduction.
  • Gluten Free, Lactose Free
  • Suitable for Vegetarians, Vegans
  • Non-GMO and 100% natural
  • Certified Organic by the Soil Association
  • Family company and lovingly hand packed


Maca Powder become the superfood of choice for many, including supermodels Miranda Kerr and Sophie Anderton...

In sharing her passion for Maca, Miranda Kerr says “Rich in amino acids, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and trace elements, it’s great to mix into smoothies, yoghurt, cereal, oatmeal or muesli.

Sophie Anderton says "I take the root vegetable Maca to improve endurance".

Our organic Maca is grown in the pure, organic lands of the Andes Mountains and is a sustainable source of income and development for the cooperative of local farmers.

Greens Organic Fact: Maca's also been the subject of research in the realms of fertility, sexual and menopausal health. Studies have been published in The Journal of The North American Menopause Society[1], and the Asian Journal of Andrology[2].

Suggested Use: 5g - 15g (1 - 3 tsp) daily. Mix with water, juice or a delicious smoothie.

Our Standards: The purity of our superfoods means so much to us and we go much further in testing than is required by the current organic standards for our Golden Greens® Organic range.

We want to make sure our superfoods are 100% organic, free of all pesticides, fertilisers, heavy metals, GMO's and other pollutants. Each product is independently tested for over 500 chemical residues at SAL labs in Cambridge.

For more detailed information please see: Golden Greens® Organic Standards. Our Soil Association License is: DC22957. 

Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight. Product of Peru and Certified Organic by the Soil Association in the UK.

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Health & Beauty from within... Our Organic Maca Powder is rich in many vitamins and minerals that are important for your health and wellbeing. For example:

 

Sexual Health... For your sexual health, the Zinc in Maca contributes to normal fertility and reproduction.

Reduction of tiredness... You enjoy life more when you're full of energy, and vitamins B2, C and Iron, contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

Vitamins B2, C, and Calcium, and Iron, contribute to normal energy-producing metabolism, and Iron contributes to normal oxygen transport in the body.


Digestive Health... Zinc contributes to normal carbohydrate metabolism, to normal acid-base metabolism, to normal macronutrient metabolism, and to normal metabolism of fatty acids.

Skin, Hair & Nails... Vitamin B2, Zinc and Iodine contribute to the maintenance of normal skin. Copper contributes to normal hair pigmentation and to normal skin pigmentation. Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of the skin and gums.

Mental Health... For your mental health, vitamin C contributes to normal psychological function. Iron and Iodine contribute to normal cognitive function, and Calcium contributes to normal neurotransmission.

Heart & Blood Pressure... Potassium and Calcium support normal muscle function, and vitamin B1 contributes to the normal function of the heart. Potassium also contributes to the maintenance of normal blood pressure. Iron contributes to normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin.

Vitamin B2 contributes to the maintenance of normal red blood cells, and contributes to the normal metabolism of iron. Calcium contributes to normal blood clotting.


Physical Health... And for your overall physical health, Vitamins B2, C, Copper, and Potassium contribute to the normal function of the nervous system. Vitamin C, Copper, Zinc and Iron contribute to the normal function of the immune system.

Zinc and Calcium contribute to the maintenance of normal bones, and also protein contributes to both a growth in muscle mass and to the maintenance of muscle mass, while potassium contributes to normal muscle function.

Maca is also a natural source of antioxidants including vitamins B2, and C, which contribute to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.



Nutritional Information

 

Typical Values per 100g
Energy 289 kcal
1229 KJ
Protein9.7g
Fat
of which saturates
of which mono-saturates
poly-unsaturates
0.6g
0.1g
0.1g
0.4g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
61.3g
36.2g
Fibre0.5g
Sodium0.1g

 

Vitamins and Minerals

 

Typical Values per 100g
Vitamin B20.39mg
Vitamin C286mg
Calcium258mg
Copper6mg
Iron15.4mg
Zinc3.8mg

 

[1]N.A. Brooks, G. Wilcox, K.Z. Walker, J.F. Ashton & L. Stojanovska, 2008. Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society. [2] Gustavo F. Gonzales, Amanda Cordova, Carla Gonzales, Arturo Chung, Karla Vega, Arturo Villena. Asian J Androl 2001 Dec; 3: 301-303

Comparisons based on USDA nutrional facts: [1] Oranges, raw, with peel, contains 71.0mg Vitamin C per 100g. [2] Spinach, raw contains 2.7mg of Iron per 100g. [3] Milk, whole, 3.25% milkfat contains 113mg of Calcium per 100g.

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