Maca is one of the best known and recognized Andean products worldwide for its healing and revitalizing properties. It is a plant that grows in the central highlands of Peru in particularly rugged and inhospitable areas, above 3,500 meters. It is mainly a root that can be consumed fresh, as well as dry, and can be stored without losing its nutrients; which is a positive aspect for its consumption both locally and internationally. Maca is a food that provides health benefits beyond its basic nutritional principles. Among these are: Vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B6, C, E Minerals and trace elements: iron, calcium, zinc, manganese, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, copper Essential amino acids: all except tryptophan Fatty acids: omega 3, 6 and 9, linolenic, palmitic and oleic acids. Prevents osteoporosis. Prevents prostate problems. Increases libido and helps fertility in both sexes. Recommended for good sports performance and physical work.