what is maca? and it’s benefit

What is Maca?
Maca root is a vitamin rich root vegetable, its looks and size about radish. It have different kind of colors in colors ranging from white, cream, yellow, red, light gray, violet to black ending. it is grow in South American mountain in altitude of about 3500 m especially in Peru. Maca root is used for centuries by Peruvian Indians. It contains large amount of calcium, iron, potassium, and copper including riboflavin, vitamin B, vitamin C, and niacin. It is very best source of protein, carbohydrates, and dietary fiber. Maca have very low cholesterol, saturated fats, and sodium. Maca is used as food and also as medicine. After drying Maca root they make Maca power in different quality ratio such as 4:1, 6:1(4:1 = 4 kg raw maca= 1 kg powder/ 6 kg raw maca =1 kg dried maca).

maca plant

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