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Rio Maca Capsules, 500mg, 180Caps

Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is a root vegetable that is grown at altitudes of over 10,000 feet above sea level in the harsh terrain of ...

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Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is a root vegetable that is grown at altitudes of over 10,000 feet above sea level in the harsh terrain of the Peruvian Andes. At this altitude, the temperature can oscillate between 20 and 25 degrees below zero - there is little oxygen and often intense sunlight - but the soil is extremely rich in minerals which accounts for the high levels of trace minerals in the root.

In traditional Andean culture, Maca root is valued for its high nutritional content. It is packed with vitamins, plant sterols, essential minerals, proteins in the form of polypeptides and amino acids (including significant amounts of arginine, histidine, serine, glycine, valine, phenylalanine, tyrosine, and threonine), and fatty acids (including linolenic, palmitic, and oleic acids). In addition to its extensive nutritional profile, it contains alkaloids, tannins and saponins.

Regarded as an adaptogen and superfood, Maca is also known as Peruvian ginseng for its similarity to Asiatic ginseng in supporting physical and mental performance. It has been used for centuries in the Andes to enhance fertility, and to increase energy and stamina.

Suggested Use
3-6 capsules per day before food.

Ingredients
500mg Pure powdered Maca (Lepidium Meyenii) root. Capsule shell: vegetable cellulose.

Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied, balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
 

Additional Info

Pack Size 180
Strength 500mg
Type Capsules
SKU 1897
UPC 5021859100418

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Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use if seal under cap is broken or missing.