Whats properties are found in Maca?
Maca root powder is high in carbs, low in fat has a fair amount of fibre and rich in a number of nutrients, including vitamin C, copper and iron. It also contains many bioactive plant compounds. Also, it contains various plant compounds, including glucosinolates and polyphenols.
One ounce or 28 grams of Maca root powder contains:
- Calories: 91
- Carbs: 20 grams
- Protein: 4 grams
- Fiber: 2 grams
- Fat: 1 gram
- Vitamin C: 133% of the Recommend Daily Intake
- Copper: 85% of the RDI
- Iron: 23% of the RDI
- Potassium: 16% of the RDI
- Vitamin B6: 15% of the RDI
- Manganese: 10% of the RDI
Research on Maca is still in its early stages but, the research which has been done is extremely promising for many area’s of our bodies.
Could this one-day be recognised as one of the next natural super foods?