Maca plant is a member of the cruciferous family (which also includes broccoli, cauliflower and kale) and has been used in Peru for thousands of years to help with a variety of health problems. Maca powder has many great benefits.
Amazing Benefits of Maca Powder
Maca can boost the energy levels when you feel exhausted, without stressing your adrenal glands or causing jitteriness.
Promotes Heart Health
Maca promotes heart-healthy lifestyle, because of its antioxidant properties, it can balance the cholesterol levels and increase the blood circulation.
Prevents Nutrient Deficiencies
Maca is a great source of nutrients, including protein and fiber, vitamins B, C and E and a whole host of minerals, including iron, copper, zinc, sulphur, selenium, magnesium and phosphorous.
Regulates Blood Sugar Levels
Using maca on a regular basis can help you with impaired glucose tolerance and reduce glucose levels in the blood.
For many women, especially those who suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), hormone imbalances can prevent ovulation and lead to problems with fertility. Maca, however, appears to help balance these hormones and can help women ovulate. This is why maca has been used to increase fertility in Peru for hundreds of years.
Try this Maca Greenfood Smoothie Recipe today and start taking advantages of the many health benefits that maca can literally bring to the table!
Maca Greenfood Smoothie Recipe
- 1 handful greens of your choice
- 1/2 cup to 1 cup fresh young coconut water
- 1 ripe banana
- 1 ripe kiwi fruit
- 2-3 tbsp. maca powder
- 1 tbsp. coconut butter
- 1 tbsp. raw honey or agave nectar
Blend all ingredients until smooth.