Food enthusiasts have been raving about maca for sometime now, and if you are wondering why, then I am happy to provide what information I know about this amazing super food.
Maca is an herbaceous plant of the cruciferous family that is native to the Highlands of the Andes Mountains in Peru where the Ancient Incas built and lived in a city on top of the Andes peak called Machu Picchu.
For centuries, maca was revered by the Incas, as a miracle food sent by the gods to increase physical stamina, enhance fertility and especially as an aphrodisiac. It is still highly regarded by the Peruvians for its nutritional and energy boosting properties; and by all of us who have enjoyed its many benefits. Continue reading