Organic Red Maca Powder Gelatinized 454g - Rootalive

Organic Red Maca Powder Gelatinized 454g - Rootalive

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Gelatinized Red Maca Root Powder, Certified Organic, Fair Trade, Non-GMO, Vegan, Fresh and Potent

Our Gelatinized Red Maca Root Powder is made from 100% red maca roots that are carefully and consciously grown, processed and handled. These roots come from an organic farming cooperative in and around Junin, Peru. We work only with producers who own and manage their lands at a local grass roots level. The cooperative of farmers is committed both to organic farming and to producing only the highest quality maca products anywhere.

How is gelatinized red maca powder different than raw red maca powder?

The main difference between these two kinds of maca powder is that gelatinized maca is pre-cooked, while raw maca is not. In the gelatinization process, red maca roots are heated to above 160 F / 71 C in order to dissolve the starch content within the roots. This process makes the resulting maca powder easier to assimilate. Some of the key points of red gelatinized maca are:

  • Gelatinized maca is the easiest maca to digest and the most suitable for anyone with a sensitive stomach.
  • The gelatinization process concentrates some of maca’s nutrients so in some cases you may need to take a bit less than with raw maca for similar results.
  • Vitamin C content and enzymes are heat sensitive and are lost in the gelatinization process.
  • No other ingredients are added during gelatinization. The process has absolutely nothing to do with “gelatin” and red gelatinized maca powder is 100% vegan.
  • Some nutrients including active metabolites are activated and amplified due to the heat and pressure used in making gelatinized red maca.

Who is gelatinized red maca indicated for?

Our Gelatinized Red Maca Powder is higher in phytonutrients than our other maca products, and has a very positive effect on hormone health and balance. Some research has also indicated that red maca in general has an exceptionally positive effect on:

  • women's fertility
  • hormone balance
  • prostate health
  • energy
  • mood
  • concentration and focus