Maca is cruciferous vegetable grown in Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina. It is mainly cultivated in the highlands of the Peruvian Andes and comes from same family as the mustard plant. It is used both nutritionally and medicinally as a versatile, adaptogenic herb. Maca helps the body deal with different stressors, balances hormones, boosts energy level, and supports a healthy libido.
Maca boosts energy without the same side effects of caffeine. It is shown to improve mood and help maintain positive energy levels throughout the day and helps balance hormone levels by nourishing and stimulating the adrenal glands. As an adaptogenic herb, it helps support normal hormone production and liver function. It has been shown to help hormonal symptoms women often experience including PMS, hot flashes, and menopause. Maca root is also prized as an aphrodisiac and positively impacts men’s health. Clinical studies show this superfood supports sexual function and a healthy libido, along with normal prostate and sperm function throughout many stages of development.
Maca root provides key macro and micronutrients to support an active human body. Maca powder is an amazing source of many vitamins and minerals including Vitamin C, copper, zinc, calcium and iron. It also contains all eight essential amino acids and a lot of phytonutrients. Not only does maca offer some impressive health benefits but it is simple and easy to incorporate into a daily diet, especially with Protea True Nutrition Balance+. With 150mg of Maca per serving, Balance+ supports hormonal balance, decreases mood swings, and decreases bloating. Balance+ is also packed with antioxidants and other vitamins to improve mood and balance weight. All Protea True Nutrition products are gluten free, vegan friendly and cruelty free, and contain no GMOs, no artificial colors or flavors, and no preservatives.