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Maca is a root that can generally be purchased in the form of powder and it is one of the best super foods around. It has an almost caramel like taste and can be added to your smoothies, baking, morning breakfast or you can just swallow them in the form of capsules.

This Super Food has a whole range of health benefits which include:

  • Heightens your sex drive – This goes for both men and women so feel free to give your significant other a dose as well.
  • Increases energy levels – This is a great healthy alternative to coffee because unlike coffee it does not affect your adrenal glands.
  • Helps to enhance fertility – Maca helps to regulate the woman’s ovulation cycles and increase men’s sperm count.
  • Helps to regulate your hormones – Maca has important amino acids which your body needs to build healthy hormones.
  • Promotes clear skin and healthy hair – A huge contributor to bad skin and hair is hormone imbalance so once Maca helps to balance your hormones this will also promote clear skin and shiny strong hair.
  • Better Circulation – Maca helps your blood flow a lot smoother which means wounds will heal a lot quicker and you’ll have less risk of being anemic.
  • Better Memory – Studies on people who take Maca for a prolonged period of time have shown that their memory and learning capabilities improved considerably.
  • Helps relieve mild depression – Maca helps increase the bodies serotonin levels which is the chemical in your body that helps to make you happy.

So take a trip to your local health food store, grab some Maca and see if you notice any of these amazing benefits.