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Organic Maca Powder

Organic dried maca root powder

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Product Overview

What is Organic Maca Powder?

Dubbed the “superfood of the Andes”, Maca is popular amongst the indigenous population of the Peruvian Andes. Maca is a small root vegetable from the Maca plant typically grown at altitudes over 3,500 metres. Traditionally integrated in the nutrition of natives, the Maca root has evolved into a modern day “superfood”. Maca has a rich malty flavour that combines well with cacao, another “superfood”. Maca provides a range of nutrients, a source of calcium and an assortment of vitamins including C, B2 (riboflavin) and B6. Our organically certified raw Maca roots are cultivated without the use of pesticides. Once dried the Maca root is ground into a fine powder and packaged. Organic Maca Powder is certified organic by the Soil Association under the code GB-ORG-05.

What are the benefits?

Organic Maca Powder is an extremely nutrient-dense product which provides 17.8% of your RDA of vitamin C and 30% of your RDA of copper in each 5g serving. Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels, bones, cartilage, gums, skin and teeth while copper also plays a role in maintaining healthy connective tissue. Copper and vitamin C contribute to the normal functioning of the nervous and immune system as well as to the protection of cells from oxidative stress. Vitamin C contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

Please note that the labelling on this product is provided in English as a minimum. French, Italian, German, Spanish, Danish, Swedish and Finnish may also be present on a product by product basis.

Key Benefits

  • 100% organic
  • High in copper - a source of vitamin C
  • Contains essential branched chain amino acids (BCAAs)

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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5

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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

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

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