The Health Food Emporium Maca powder is part of the new Raw Superfood category. Maca powder is cream-coloured, milled from the sun-dried root of the maca plant. It is packed with a unique set of nutrients and is well known as an amazing hormone balancer, and strength builder. Maca contains 20 essential amino acids, 60 phytochemicals, Omega 3 & Omega 9. Maca is an adaptogen, meaning that it helps the body to adapt to increased stressors, so it helps promote a sense of wellbeing, boosting energy and balancing hormones.
It has a slightly sweet, malty taste that compliments smoothies, cereals porridge, yoghurt and desserts. It is a popular supplement among bodybuilders and athletes. It has been claimed to help in gaining muscle and increasing strength.