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    Maca - Lepidium Meyenii

    What is it?

    Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is a root plant native to Peru. It grows at very high altitudes (13,000-14500 ft above sea level) on the Andean plateaus of Peru. It’s considered a medicinal food with many uses.

    What is it supposed to do?

    Maca is similar to ginseng in that it’s considered an “adaptogenic” plant based supplement. Like ginseng in Asia, maca has been used for centuries in South America going as far back as 8000 BC during the Inca Empire. The concept of an adaptogen basically means that it helps the body adapt to
    higher levels of stress. Unlike ginseng, however, maca is included in bodybuilding supplements due to its alleged aphrodisiac effects. Maca contains several alkaloids that are said to “nourish” the endocrine glands, including the pituitary, adrenals, pancreas, testes and thyroid gland. Typical of adaptogenic substances, it is believed to have a wide range of effects that include increased strength and performance, increased sexual desire, improved mental acuity, improvements in people with chronic fatigue syndrome, as well as many other effects.

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    Re: Maca - Lepidium Meyenii

    Peruvian Maca is a nutritional powerhouse especially rich in iodine. It is a reliable protein source containing significant amounts of amino acids. It is also rich in complex carbohydrates and essential minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc. and iron. It contains vitamins B-1, B-2, B-12, C, and E and is a source of glycosid steroids. Calcium and magnesium are well known for their beneficial effects on the female endocrine system. Maca is a good source for both of these important minerals and is a very rich source of iodine, which is also important for the endocrine system due to its effect on the thyroid. As we get older, levels of all hormones fall-oestrogen, progesterone, testosterone. DHEA. pregnenolone, thyroid, human growth hormone, etc. In a kind of vicious circle, the lack of hormones causes much of what we know as aging. So, what do we do? We supplement with the most natural forms of hormones that we can find. In an ideal world, our bodies would continue producing moderate amounts of hormones well into old age. In the real world, most of us need some additional help to get our glands working again.

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    you should try P-Boost, it definitely has similar effects. It's an all Natural Product with No Side Effects.

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