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Maca

The Energy Root

  • Supports energy and fitness performance*
  • Adaptogenic herb sourced from Peru
  • Mix with protein powder in water or in a smoothie
  • 5 single-serving packets
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Non-GMO
Non-GMO
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
Gluten-Free
Gluten-Free
Vegan
Vegan
The basics
Good Research
Good Research
Traditionally Used
Traditionally Used
Maca is a radish-like tuber native to the Peruvian Andes, and has been used for thousands of years by the local population. Maca has been traditionally used as a source for energy, stamina, and endurance. The anti-fatigue effect of maca has been extensively studied and results are promising.*
The basics
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Maca is a cruciferous vegetable, which means that it's related to broccoli, cabbage, and kale.

Research and benefits

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Supports fitness performance

In addition to energy support, human trials are emerging linking maca to fitness performance. One placebo-controlled pilot investigation studying the effects of maca supplementation on endurance performance in male cyclists found that maca improved cycling time.*

Number of studies

1

Years of studies

2009

Double-blind placebo

No

In addition to energy support, human trials are emerging linking maca to fitness performance. One placebo-controlled pilot investigation studying the effects of maca supplementation on endurance performance in male cyclists found that maca improved cycling time.*

Supports energy

Maca has been traditionally used as a source of energy, and recent research has focused on the link between maca and energy. One randomized, double-blind trial found that maca increased energy levels compared with the placebo group.*

Number of studies

3

Years of studies

2002-2017

Double-blind placebo

Yes

Maca has been traditionally used as a source of energy, and recent research has focused on the link between maca and energy. One randomized, double-blind trial found that maca increased energy levels compared with the placebo group.*

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