With my participation in two big endurance events in July 2017, I was on the lookout for plant-based ingredients to help support my workout needs.
Black Maca, sourced from The Maca Team, was a phenomenal addition to my training diet, improving both my physical and mental stamina, and has been providing me with some much-needed energy to get me through some long working days.
I also love the malty taste. It perfectly complements vanilla and chocolate flavours. That being said, it went down well in a tempeh sandwich too!
There are different kinds of coloured maca: Yellow, Red and Black. Each have energizing properties, as well as unique properties that may better suit individuals with special needs. Black Maca is ideal for athletes. Some people may not be able to digest Raw Maca well, but this affects only about 5% of the population. For such cases, Gelatinised (cooked) options are also available. To find which type of Maca may suit you best, The Maca Team has a great table to refer to.
It’s important to check that your Maca comes from reliable sources. Being a heritage food of Peru, the Maca grown there is of the highest quality. The Maca Team’s Raw Black Maca Powder is organic and sustainably sourced from a small Peruvian co-operative farm. (Maca that comes from China is of much lower grade and who knows what kind of engineering and chemicals have gone into it for it to thrive in its non-native country!)
More info about getting Black Maca in Malaysia, head over to Diet Angel’s website.