Pure premium certified organic whole maca root powder gelatinized for optimum micronutrient absorption and digestibility. Rich in amino acids antioxidants and important vitamins and minerals to help balance invigorate and energize. Traditionally grown high in the Andean mountains sustainably harvested in partnership with Peruvian farmers. Non-GMO Project verified; vegan dairy gluten and soy free. Good for you body and the planet Vega is the clean plant-based choice to fuel your healthy active lifestyle - without compromise. "Amino acid and phytonutrient rich Vega Maca delivers important vitamins and minerals to help balance invigorate and energize. A nutrient dense whole maca root extract Vega Maca concentrates active micronutrients via gelatinization—a proprietary heating process that improves absorption by removing the starch from the root. . A cruciferous root vegetable grown in the extreme climate of the Andean mountain plateaus in Peru maca has been used as a food and tonic for thousands of years. Widely known as Peruvian ginseng ancient Peruvians believed maca increased energy and stamina improved fertility and enhanced libido. An excellent source of calcium—20% DV per serving—Vega Maca helps support strong bones and teeth. Vitamin B12 and iron help form red blood cells and support their proper function while the antioxidant properties of phytochemicals in Vega Maca help quench and scavenge free radicals. Available in convenient vegicaps or enjoy in powdered form (easily added to your favorite smoothie or as a substitute for up to 1/4 of the flour in baking recipes). Vega maca is pure and premium certified organic maca traditionally grown and sustainably harvested in the high Andean plateaus of Peru. Vega maca is produced in partnership with Peruvian farmers. . Historical Ethnobotanical Information:. Also called "Peruvian Ginseng" maca is a root plant native to the Andes mountains grown where no other crops will survive. Rich in amino acids alkaloids sterols vitamins and minerals maca has been used by native Peruvians for thousands of years to balance invigorate energize and maintain good health.
"Vega is a brand that I trust to deliver high quality products. I take this every day, and even sometimes will open up the caps and put some into my smoothies. I find that it's really good for taking before my period as well. Helps to have a "calmer" period."