Maca root is rich in nutritional ingredients that resemble those of cereals. It contains many beneficial fatty acids, vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins, fiber and polysaccharides and is a favorite supplement to people who follow a raw-foods diet, vegetarians and athletes. It shields the body’s defenses, digestive system, improves memory, has anti-aging properties while helping to fight osteoporosis and better oxygenated the blood. The nutritional value of dried maca root is particularly high. It is rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, sodium, and iron, as well as vitamins B1, B2, C and E. It also contains zinc, copper, selenium, and manganese! In short, it’s the ultimate dynamite!