Red Maca – The Best of the Best, Plus A Red Maca Smoothie Recipe

The word superfoods gets used quite liberally these days. There seems to be a literally unending new supply of them. But what is a superfood, really? Well there’s a couple nutritional indexes out there that measure the value of foods. One is the ANDI, or Aggregate Nutrient Density Index. Another, the ORAC, or Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity. […]

The Superfood Power of Maca – Guest Post by Mark Ament

Different Colors of Maca

Written by Mark Ament, Former Owner and Founder of Raw Food Bali What is Maca? Maca is a root vegetable that grows in the Andes at elevations near and above 14,000 feet (4200 m). It’s an extremely hardy plant that thrives in high wind, intense sunlight and freezing temperature and is in fact the world’s […]