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. Reduces menopause symptoms. Relieves osteoporosis. Contains a large amount of antioxidants. Strengthens the brain. Natural memory activator. Although all Macas are similar in composition and health effects, they also have their own particularities. Red Maca is distinguished by its higher rate of antioxidants and amino acids. It can help fight prostate cancer, bone density loss, stress and depressive symptoms. It also helps stabilize hormones, increase strength and body resistance. Unlike Yellow Maca and Black Maca, Red Maca does not help increase the volume of sperm produced by men.