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The Many Ways Diabetes Can Affect the Body

The Many Ways Diabetes Can Affect the Body

22nd Sep 2016

Photo via Pixabay by UnsplashDiabetes is a big problem in the U.S., affecting nearly 30 million people and another 8 million who are undiagnosed. There are different types of diabetes, but because they all affect blood sugar, nearly every part of the body can be affected by the disease. This includes organs such as the kidneys and pancreas, eyes, teeth, circulatory system, and lower extremities, and if left unchecked, diabetes can wreak havoc and cause loss of limb, vision, or even life. It’s extremely important for those diagnosed with diabetes to carefully monitor their diet, exercis […]

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3 Things To Know Before You Buy Maca Powder

16th Apr 2015 Posted by: The Maca Team

As one of the worldwide leaders in Maca products, we are often asked what is important to know before you buy Maca.  We've distilled the most relevant and important facts down to 3.   Here they are:1.  Maca is a food that has been used in Peru and Bolivia for 1000s of years.   It's important to keep in mind that it is not a supplement or vitamin or even an herb.  Indeed it is a food - in fact the FDA classifies it as a "powder."   People in the high Andes eat Maca as part of their regular diet - up to 50 grams a day is not uncommon.    […]

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Peruvian Maca Powder - A Traditional Superfood

3rd Apr 2015 Posted by: The Maca Team

In a world of genetically modified food, intensive agriculture and depleted soils, Peruvian Maca powder stands as an important source of nutrition for the 21st century.   This humble root vegetable has an amazing nutritional profile that makes it one of just a few true "superfoods."  Maca is high bio available protein, contains all amino acids and free fatty acids and is a good source of several minerals.  In addition it contains exclusive nutrients that contribute to the balancing of the hormonal system.It's amazing to learn that Maca has been used as a staple food in the […]

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5 Things To Consider Before You Buy Maca

13th Nov 2014 Posted by: The Maca Team

We've served thousands of customers with our high quality, organically grown Maca products over the years. And we're the only company we know of that is specifically dedicated to Maca. For that reason, we've accumulated a lot of experience when it comes to how to buy Maca powder. We've put these tips together to help you make sure that the Maca you purchase is the best one for you.5 Tips for Buying the Best Maca for you:Make sure you purchase the best color of Maca specific to your body and health. Maca grows in 3 colors - yellow, red and black. Each have unique properties and can support you […]

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How Maca Powder Is Made

22nd Oct 2014 Posted by: The Maca Team

Maca is a hardy plant that grows in the high Andes of Peru and Bolivia.It has been used for thousands of years as a food for both animals and people.Although the leaves of the Maca plant are edible and contain some nutrients, it is the root of the plant that is most valued.Maca is typically planted in August/September.8-9 months later the roots are harvested.The harvest occurs in the late winter and early spring and as the roots are pulled from the ground they are laid out on large tarps to be sundried.The process of sun drying in the high altitude takes just 10-14 days.At this point t […]

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