The Health Benefits of Maca


Maca is a South American root which belongs to the radish family.  The powder of the dried root is termed Maca Powder.  It is high in vitamins B1, B2 and B6 as well as Vitamin C and E. One ounce of maca contains 4 grams of plant protein and high levels of the minerals zinc, magnesium and iron.  It is helpful for restoring energy and is a great powder to add to smoothies and desserts as a tonic to healing fatigue.