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MACA MYTH – Maca is an estrogenic botanical – False!

Maca root can and does usually raise the estrogen level in a woman who is so deficient in estrogen that she has hot flashes, depression, brain fog, vaginal dryness, and loss of libido. A woman’s body needs a certain level of estrogen in order to make testosterone which helps increase libido, Royal Maca will not
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Comparison of Raw Maca and Cooked Royal Maca

Q: What facts should I know about raw vs. cooked Maca? A: Raw Maca is Cheap Maca. It is cheap to produce. After being harvested, it’s washed, dried quickly in tumbler dryers and then powdered. Royal Maca, which is cooked, involves a process called gelatinization. This heating-extrusion process is more expensive than powdering a dry
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Q: Are there any additives in the Royal Maca for Menopause?

A: Thank you for writing with your question. Royal Maca for Menopause contains no additives, fillers or excepients. This product contains 100% pure, certified organic, sundried, cooked (gelatinized) Royal Maca Extract. The only difference between the Royal Maca and the Royal Maca for Menopause is in the Directions on the label. Since we do not
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Maca Myth 2 – Native People of Peru who grow Maca roots eat Raw Maca. In fact, they carry Maca Roots in their pockets and when they need energy, they just take a bite or two out of the Maca Root. FALSE, FALSE, FALSE!

One well known company which sells Raw Maca was offering the piece of fantasy scenario to its would-be consumers in the U.S. Apart from the fact that they avoid the slightly toxic enzymes in raw maca roots, a raw dried maca root feels as hard as a rock! It’s not something that anybody could take
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Maca Myth 1 – Raw Maca is much more healthy for you than cooked maca because all foods are healthier eaten raw. – Totally false!

People need a lot of raw veggies and fruits because we need their enzymes for healthy digestion and the levels of vitamins are much higher in raw foods. However, some veggies – and maca is one of these, along with potatoes of all kinds and turnips—are NOT best eaten raw. In fact, these vegetables have
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How very sensitive women can achieve hormone balance naturally

Q: I am peri-menopausal (no period for 6 months) and am very sensitive and have both night sweats and daytime hot flashes and don’t seem to be able to get my dosage right with Royal Maca. It seems like I’m either taking too little or too much. I know you don’t recommend combining phytoestrogenic herbs
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Can my friend take Prozac or any other anti-anxiety medication together with Royal Maca?

Q: I have a 35 year old friend who has become filled with anxiety and sometimes she can’t even leave the house. She says it gets worse around her period. I have had such great results with Royal Maca for my mood swings around my period that I was wondering if it might help her.
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Why is it usually better to take DIM and Royal Maca combined instead of DIM by itself?

DIM is the name of a patented product manufactured in a laboratory which is biologically identical to the principal breakdown product produced by your stomach when you eat raw or very lightly steamed (requires a knife as well as fork for eating) cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, brusell sprouts, kale, radishes, and watercress.
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Petite, overweight, menopausal – How to dose Royal Maca®?

Q: I am 5ft. 1 in. and weigh 155 lbs.  I have been in menopause more than a year and have been dealing with hot flashes every day. So far I don’t have any other symptoms like depression, vaginal dryness, etc.  I bought your product in a health food store and was advised to start
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Why and when is it necessary to take a break when using Royal Maca on a long term basis?

Fifteen years ago when we began offering precooked, organic, sundried Maca Root (to the U.S. consumer, we were the first, I believe to do so), we noticed that it would work great for hot flashes or erectile function or for insomnia for a few months and then there would be a cut back in effectiveness. 
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