Maca is loaded with vital key nutrients, to assist all' body functions in extremely bioavailable forms. The nutrients found in maca root are able to assist the body in balancing hormones, for growth, strength, metabolism to name a few The benefits derived from a balanced hormonal state (e.g. more energy, less stress, better moods, enhanced libido, etc.). means general life stages and well-being is improved. Maca is another supplement that given long term use extremely beneficial as an adaptogen. Adaptogens, help the body "adapt" and are normalizing factors for living.
In regards to fat loss in particular, maca has been shown to reduce abdominal "belly" fat by reducing cortisol, a hormone when under stress causes havoc on your metabolism. Spikes in cortisol are very bad for your health. Maca helps increase stamina, improves sexual stamina a.k.a libido and eliminates hormonal imbalances. Maca contains a high concentration of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, sulfur, potassium, phosphorus as well as vitamins such as B1,C, B2 and E. Maca is powerhouse of micro-nutrients.