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Organic Maca Powder

The superfood of the Andes

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Product Overview

Native to the Peruvian Andes, the maca plant has been cultivated for thousands of years for nutritional and medicinal purposes.

 Boasting essential nutrients, minerals and vitamins, it’s dubbed as the ‘Superfood of the Andes’, because according to legend, Incan warriors would consume maca to increase their fighting spirit before charging into battle.

What are the benefits of Organic Maca Powder?

It’s packed with vitamin C, vitamin B6, riboflavin and iron, which help to reduce tiredness and fatigue* – helping to power you through your day.

Plus, it helps contribute to the normal function of the immune system*, perfect for keeping you fit and healthy after the most intense workouts.

Did you know? Calcium and manganese also contribute to the maintenance of normal bones, great for a healthy diet.

What does it taste like?

Maca has a subtly sweet, rich malty flavour that goes well with cinnamon and chocolate.

What can I use Maca for?

It’s perfect for boosting the nutritionals and flavour of hot drinks, like your warming evening hot chocolate –the perfect way to wind down after a busy day.

Or, why not tempt your taste buds with our delicious Maca Cashew Energy Bar recipe? Make the most out of your maca and discover even more great recipes ideas on The Zone 

*Calcium contributes to the maintenance of normal bones

*Manganese contributes to the maintenance of normal bones

*Vitamin B6 contributes to the normal function of the immune system

*Vitamin C contributes to the normal function of the immune system

*Iron contributes to the normal function of the immune system

Key Benefits

  • Helps to reduce tiredness and fatigue*
  • Contributes to normal function of the immune system*
  • Contributes to maintenance of normal bones*

Suggested Use

Our Organic Maca Powder is packed full of goodness. Simply add 5g to your shakes, smoothies, juice or water (250-350ml).

Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. This product is intended to be used alongside an active lifestyle and a balanced diet. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.


Recipe Ideas


Maca Banana Pancakes

Makes: 8-10 pancakes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. Myprotein Organic Maca Powder
  • 130g plain or wholemeal flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 240ml milk
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • 2-4 drops Myprotein FlavDrops (Vanilla flavour)

Method


#1 In a mixing bowl, combine the Organic Maca Powder, flour and baking powder

#2 Separately, blend bananas, egg, milk, lemon and FlavDrops and process until smooth

#3 Fold the wet mixture into the flour mixture until you can’t see any more dry flour (don’t worry about lumps – these help the pancake stay light and fluffy), then allow the mixture to stand for about 10 minutes

#4 Place a non-stick pan on high heat, then pour out the batter to your desired sized pancake and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side

#5 Serve with a little Sugar-Free Syrup and your favourite toppings

Ingredients

100% Organic Maca Root

Nutritional Information

Typical Nutritional Values

  Per 100g
Energy 1526 kJ/361 kcal
Fat 3.6 g
  of which saturates 0 g
Carbohydrate 64 g
  of which sugars 32 g
Fibre 7.1 g
Protein 14 g
Salt 0.05 g
Vitamin C 285 mg (RI* 356%)
Riboflavin 0.4 mg (RI* 29%)
Niacin 5.7 mg (RI* 36%)
Vitamin B6 1.1 mg (RI* 79%)
Potassium 2000 mg (RI* 100%)
Calcium 250 mg (RI* 31%)
Iron 14.8 mg (RI* 106%)
Copper 6 mg (RI* 600%)
Manganese 0.8 mg (RI* 40%)

 

* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)

Customer Reviews

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Smiles

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

This is my go to superfood - just add to protein shakes, baking or porridge. Since taking it I have felt more positive! Shows that natural products can provide all you need.

Goes Well With:

Vanilla protein shakes or oats

Fri Jun 09 15:12:50 BST 2017 by Sophie

Hormonal Balance

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

This has helped with hot flushes whilst in menopause - 1 teaspoon a day - it's amazing!

Goes Well With:

Natural yoghurt mixes well with it - I have also put it with scrambled eggs, yoghurt is better - I'm not keen on shakes so this works for me.

Tue Nov 14 11:50:53 GMT 2017 by Sam

Questions

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Is this raw powder? Also, what type of maca is it?

Thu Oct 05 12:21:51 BST 2017 by Kucharm

Love this for hormone balance

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

I really love adding this to my smoothie in the morning. Feel balanced and happy all day long!

Goes Well With:

Nut butter and chocolate

Thu May 11 11:26:08 BST 2017 by Andrea

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