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Paradise Herbs, Maca Up, Vegetarian Energy Protein, Vanilla Flavor, 14.82 oz (420 g)

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  • Product Code: PAR-77804
  • UPC Code: 601944778040
  • Package Quantity: 14.82 oz (420 g)
  • Dimensions: 4.8 x 4.8 x 7 in, 1.3 lbs (0.59 kg)
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Product Overview

Description

  • Great Tasting!
  • 100% Vegan
  • Enhanced with Aminogen Enzyme Formula Proven to Increase Protein Digestibility and Amino Acid Absorption!
  • Dietary Supplement
  • 14 Servings
  • Enhancing Nature's Miracles Since 1994

Paradise Maca Up vegetarian energy protein is a complete source of vegan, hypo-allergenic protein with a balanced amino acid profile derived from certified organic brown rice and certified organic pea. Pea protein is easily assimilated and has a sustained release transit time, which means it has excellent digestibility and keeps working. We have further enhanced our formula with the addition of the plant derived enzyme Aminogen. Research shows Aminogen increases branched-chain amino acids by 250%, plasma amino acid levels over 100%, glutamine levels by 90%, arginine levels by 80%, and nitrogen retention by 32%. It also promotes lean body mass, aids in muscle recovery, and may provide less gas, bloating and constipation.

Paradise Maca Up also contains a great source of heart healthy Nutrim Organic Oat Bran fiber. Maca has been used for centuries by the people of Peru for its amazing energy and stamina qualities.

Suggested Use

One level scoop daily. Tastes great mixed in water, juice, rice or almond milk.

Other Ingredients

Certified organic pea protein 80%, certified organic brown rice protein 80%, certified organic maca root powder, certified organic vanilla flavor, nutrim organic oat bran fiber, aminogen enzyme formula, luo han guo.

100% vegan non-GMO. Contains NO gluten, hemp, soy, dairy, casein, animal products, or common allergens.

Warnings

This product is sold by weight not volume. Keep in a cool dry place, out of the reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking any dietary supplement.

California residents only: Warning: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. As part of the natural growth process plants absorb elements, such as lead from the soil. California law requires the above warning when certain chemicals such as lead are detected. this product and all Paradise products comply with all Federal safety regulations.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 level scoop (Approx. 30 grams)
Servings Per Container: 14
  Amount Per Serving %DV+
Calories 110  
Calories from Fat 15  
Total Fat 2 g 3%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Cholesterol 0 g 0%
Sodium 210 mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 3 g 1%
Fiber 2 g 8%
Sugars 2 g *
Protein 20 g 40%
Vegetarian Protein Blend
Certified Organic Pea Protein 80%
Certified Organic Brown Rice Protein 80%
25 g *
Aminogen 250 mg *
Certified Organic Maca Root powder 2000 mg *
+ Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Daily Value not established.

Typical Amino Acid Profile Per Serving
Alanine 919 mg
Arginine 1736 mg
Aspartic 2265 mg
Cystine 179 mg
Glutamic 3543 mg
Glycine 797 mg
Histidine 474 mg
Isoleucine 937 mg
Leucine 1712 mg
Lysine 1364 mg
Methionine 258 mg
Phenylalanine 1115 mg
Proline 873 mg
Serine 1038 mg
Threonine 737 mg
Tryptophan 198 mg
Tyrosine 817 mg
Valine 1037 mg
Research shows Aminogen to:
increase branched-chain amino acids by 250%
increase plasma amino acid levels over 100%
increase glutamine levels by 90%
increase arginine levels by 80%
increase nitrogen retention by 32%
promote lean body mass
aid in muscle recovery
iHerb Customer Reviews
 

Great range of ingredients

Posted by 4998367473006626696 on Sep 02, 2014

This didn't taste the best for me, slightly bitter and it didn't froth up in a shake. Plenty of great ingredients in it though :-)

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Love it

Posted by Trinity on Apr 05, 2014

Sometimes I am really busy and don't have enough time for long regular meals during the day. In these days I take my Maca Up with almond milk. The taste is very nice. I also bought Nutiva's gelatinized maca but its taste is really unpleasant and I can't take it on its own, so I sometimes combine them and add a bit of natural chocolate or cocoa powder and the taste is fine. When I take only this maca the taste is quite good, and I sometimes have craving for it. I don't know if it's a good or a bad thing, but I quite like it. Also, when I feel like eating chocolate or anything sweet, I take a spoon of Maca Up and usually that's enough to kill the craving.

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Good Product

Posted by adechamplain on Dec 02, 2013

I like this protein powder. I has non GMO ingredients and some are organic. It's nice in smoothies especially when you add a banana or some fruit but I add reishi powder and more maca and some soaked chia seeds and its yummy and sustaining.

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Packaging-Not impressed!!

Posted by 5706949260004011331 on Nov 24, 2013

It doesn't have a seal underneath the cap. The one I got the content leaked! The manufacturer needs to redesign it or no reorder from me!

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Good value & quality

Posted by 5675200354266651181 on Jun 13, 2013

Good quality protein, it's not the best tasting when mixed with just water, but it's not the worst either. Best mixed with milks, juices, or in a smoothie. Great for cooking with too.

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