Maka for Children


The pleasant tasting root of gelatinized Maca  powder is essential for children to accept it. It is not only loaded with various vitamins and minerals but it is a genuine elixir for regular physical and mental growth. The fascinating history of the Peruvian Maca shows how indispensable it is in Quechua people diet. Their children are with ruddy cheeks, increased stamina, physical condition and with excellent motor skills. The air they breathe lacks oxygen, which makes their abilities even more impressive. It is their tradition for Quechua people to add Maca in the first meal baby eats prepared with quinoa and amaranth. 

Let’s take my child for example. Leon was conceived with the help of Maca. His mother used 2,5 grams of Nuestra Maca Blend during the pregnancy and lactation. He started crawling with 5 months and pulling up with 6.

Besides being rich in nutrients, Maca is rich in carbohydrates when combined with its alkaloids (Makaens) and other nutrients, it is amazing for sustained energy. Additionally, the good content of bio-available plant protein, lignin, and cellulose that are good for intestinal function. The high fiber content provides a healthy digestive and elimination system.

With the rich content of vitamins B1 and B12 and essential fatty acids, Maca nourishes the nerves thus providing a stronger nervous system. Besides, these vitamins and minerals also stimulate the appetite and aid healthy digestion. It also contains vitamin B2, crucial for body growth and cell reproduction and vitamin B3 to support blood circulation.

Boosts Energy: Maca has the potential to boost energy levels – physical as well as mental. Besides, it also increases the stamina. Studies have shown that with Maca children achieve better results in academic and sports results, while students finish universities in record time.

Regulates Hormone Balance: Hormonal imbalance is a common problem in teenage children. Maca contains a big amount of amino acids that are good for hormonal balance. Maca helps to treat various skin problems like acne, mood swings, and depression.

Improves Skin: Maca is a good choice for children with skin issues. Maca helps to treat various skin problems like sensitivity, acne, psoriasis, dermatitis, etc. Moreover, it also makes the skin withstand extreme temperatures and protects it from the sun or frostbite.

Improves Overall Health: It supplies minerals like iron and helps restore red blood cells. This further helps avoid anemia and other immune-related diseases. Please download the study by Dr. Charcon on Maca treatment of children with anemia. The nutrients contained in maca also maintain healthy teeth and bones while helping to heal the wounds more quickly.

Rich source of minerals: Maca is high in essential minerals like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, sodium, copper, silicon and bismuth which improve the overall health.

Besides, maca is rich in some rare minerals like boron (for proper metabolism), selenium (protects cells against free radicals), manganese (for healthy growth), and zinc (aids clarity of thought and mental function).


Daily recommendations 1 gram of gelatinized Nuestra Maca Blend for children 1-2 years old or 2 grams for children 3 to 7 years old with low hemoglobin levels, for one month is sufficient to substitute macro and micronutrients (Dr. Gloria Chacon de Popovici, 1998), necessary for recovery and maintaining the overall health and children productive capacity. This finding offers instructions on the proper dosages at present and in the future. 

 Because of its specific nutritive values, Maca should be included in the regular daily diet for children.

Please download the whole study by Dr. Charcon by clicking on the text.