Grown high in the Andes mountains of central Peru and Bolivia, maca root has been cultivated for over three thousand years. A staple in Andean cuisine, maca has been widely recognized as a superfood and credited with boosting stamina, energy, libido and fertility. Maca functions as an adaptogen, a natural substance that stimulates the body to heal what is out of balance. In The Pure Power of Maca, Beverly Lynn Bennett reviews maca’s nutritional and healing properties. She thoroughly covers how to incorporate powdered maca into daily meals and provides 32 delicious recipes, including beverages, snacks, sides, main dishes, and treats.