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Rainforest Foods Organic Maca Root - 120 x 500mg Capsules

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Rainforest Foods Organic Maca is a plant grown in the Peruvian Andes over 4000m above sea level. Its root and hypocotyl - the bulbous stem below the leafy growth - have for centuries been part of the diet and culture of people in the region. Legend has it that Incan warriors consumed it prior to battle to increase their fighting spirit, and it has historically been used to enhance strength, stamina and libido. It presents a broad spectrum of nutrients, and is increasingly popular with athletes.

The core of Macas nutritional profile is carbohydrate, which is over half its volume. This is an energy source and vital to active people. The carbohydrate is balanced in Maca by a healthy dose of proteins. The Calcium offered by Maca is also a vital resource, and is backed by several other vital minerals. These include Iron and Magnesium. Maca also contains Vitamin B1,Vitamin B2 and the antioxidant Vitamin C. A signature component of Maca is dietary fibre, an absolutely essential part of our intake and one which many modern foods lack in sufficiency.

Production

Rainforest Foods Maca is cultivated in Peru, at high altitude (over 4000m). The growing season is eight months long, which gives time for the nutritional profile to develop fully. A further three months is given to a natural, open-air drying process. The dried roots are cleaned and broken into small pieces. These are then processed to reduce the starch content to make the nutrients more easily absorbed by the human body and more concentrated. This finished maca powder contains the full array of nutrients that maca offers with just the levels of starch being reduced. It takes over 5kg of Maca root to make 1kg of our maca root 5:1 powder with each 500mg capsule containing the equivalent of 2500mg of maca root.

The powder is encapsulated in the UK by a leading GMP (Good Marketing Practice)-registered pharmaceutical manufacturer. GMP registration requires rigorous inspection by the MHRA (Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency), the government agency responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are safe. Regular GMP audits enforce optimum quality standards in the encapsulation process. Rainforest Foods capsule casings are made from HPMC, a plant-based cellulose material approved for vegetarian and vegan use by the Vegetarian Society, and Halal and Kosher-certified. HPMC is about as biologically neutral a foodstuff as it is possible to find, and the only other ingredient in the casings is water. The capsules are 100% pure, using no fillers, binders or bulking agents. Each capsule contains 500mg of powder.

Organic Certification

Certified by the Soil Association, one of a handful of organic certification bodies in the UK. These are regulated in their turn by DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs). The role of the Soil Association is to ensure that all foods sold as organic are definably so. It does this by auditing every stage of the supply chain, through growth, export and processing. Soil Association certification - indicated by the Soil Association logo and the EU organic leaf symbol on our packaging - is a guarantee that our customers are purchasing an organic product. All organically-certified products must also carry a certification code on their packaging. For UK companies such as Rainforest Foods this has the format GB-ORG-XX, XX indicating the certifying body. If this is not present, a product is not organic. The Soil Association code on our products is GB-ORG-05.

About Rainforest Foods

Rainforest Foods purpose is to help people combine good nutrition with modern living. They source a range of whole foods with exceptional nutritional richness. Rainforest Foods believe that man and nature are forever bound together in a symbiotic relationship, and that we all share a responsibility to protect the earth and to improve the lives of those who need a helping hand.

Most of their farmers live in the developing world. By sourcing organically grown superfoods from them, Rainforest Foods helps sustain their livelihoods and allows them to continue farming in an environmentally sustainable manner. All Rainforest Foods products are certified organic by the Soil Association and registered with the Vegan Society.

500mg organic Peruvian Gelatinised 5:1 Maca root powder (equivalent to 2500mg Maca root), Vegetable cellulose capsule (HPMC)

Contains: 120 Capsules

Nutritional informationAmount per 2 capsules
Vitamin C 2.86mg (3.6%)
Copper 0.06g (6%)
Iodine 5.2mcg (3.5%)

Take 1-2 capsules daily. There is no set dosage, however and you should experiment to find what works best for you. Store your Maca capsules in a cool, dry place.

Showing our 3 Organic Maca Root - 120 x 500mg Capsules reviews with an average rating of Excellent. Would you like to write a review?
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
September 19, 2019 | Josh
Rainforest Foods Organic Maca Root - 120 x 500mg Capsules

Great product.

bodykind Limited
January 12, 2018 | Matt
Rainforest Foods Organic Maca Root - 120 x 500mg Capsules

I have taken maca for years and i can say that this is the best cleanest maca I`ve come across there`s no rubbish in it and its potent, if you`re a man using it to boost libido, firstly it works but secondly you need to cycle it, if you take it all the time its effects decrease so that may mean only taking it for two or three days a week and taking something else in between or maybe week on week off. My friend takes it for pre menopause or menopause symptoms, she says it seems to work if she take it constantly,

bodykind Limited
February 6, 2017 | Steve
Rainforest Foods Organic Maca Root - 120 x 500mg Capsules

An excellent product, which delivers it`s promise

bodykind Limited
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