What are the differences between the various presentations of maca for human consumption?

 

The "Maca processed" for health products, is normally offered in extracts and powders.


The extracts concentrate the maca's nutritional potential, as well as its energizing and therapeutic effects; therefore, the dose of consumption is lower and its results are faster and permanent.


In the case of capsules, to achieve the same results, a daily consumption from 6 to 9 capsules of gelatinized maca flour or maca flour is required.

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As food, it is also possible to find maca candies, maca combined with other natural products with great potential such as quinoa, kiwicha, and others. Dry maca and maca flour are sold in bulk or bagged and they are used for food preparation.


In the table below, you will find a reference of the differences between the various presentations of processed maca and the factor that determines their degree of concentration, which it is basically, the amount of raw material used in each process.


Comparative chart of processed Maca


Presentation

Raw material

Processing

Concentration %

Product

Packaging

 

required (1)

 

of total soluble

Result

product

 

 

 

solids of maca (2)

 

 







 

Macaex (Extra concentrated)

18.00 Kg

Liquid

32

1 Kg

Glass bottle / Sachets

Gelatinized Maca Flour

2.20 Kg

Powder

6

1 Kg

Capsules / Bulk

Maca Flour

1.60 Kg

Powder

4

1 Kg

Capsules / Bulk


Notes.-

(1) The raw material consists of dry maca and the best product is the one that corresponds to the selected and Certified Organic Maca.

(2) The percentage of total soluble solids of maca, refers to the amount of benefits of maca quickly assimilated by the body, for example, maca extract at 32% in liquid maca, this product has 32% of soluble solids of available maca, while in the maca flour consumers would only have 4% of soluble solids of maca.

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