Maca, the superfood used by the Inca warriors

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What are superfoods ?

You may or may not have heard of superfoods before but they basically are a special category of foods found in nature. Superfoods are very low in calorie but extremely dense in nutrients. They give our bodies a healthy energy punch and get us back in shape within no time! They are a rare source of anti-oxidants and have essential nutrients for our overall well-being.

In today’s world, superfoods are “kind ‘of a big deal”. People start integrating them more and more in their salads, smoothies our breakfasts.

This week, you will learn all about Maca and its wonderful benefits!

Maca is known to be the Peruvian “ginseng”! It has been used for thousands of years as a natural aphrodisiac by the Incas and other populations. The legend says that, Maca was consumed by Inca warriors before going into battle to increase their strength and endurance – something to consider before a big workout! Let’s take a closer look at it:

Three reasons to take Maca:

  1. Lots of energy

If you find yourself often tired or on “low battery”, a little bit of Maca is probably what you need. It’s a great energy booster and within a few days you will find yourself at the top of your game. Plus it’s much healthier than coffee and you get the same if not more energy.

  1. Let’s get a little groovy behind closed doors

Maca has a centuries long reputation for being a great aphrodisiac. It’s is loaded with minerals such as zinc or iodine and therefore increases your sexual desire. Maca may have a great influence on balancing sex hormones as well as your mood and therefore allowing you to get aroused much easier. In other words it’s a wonderful libido booster.

  1. Perfect skin

Maca is a great natural remedy when you have acne or skin irritation. Because it plays an important role on your hormones, Maca keeps your skin healthy, glowing and clear.  Full of vitamin B and E, it’s a great antioxidant and helps protect your immune system.

 

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