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The Effects of Lepidium Meyenii on Grip Strength , Fatigue , and Sexual Behavior

  title={The Effects of Lepidium Meyenii on Grip Strength , Fatigue , and Sexual Behavior},
  author={Lia M. Jiannine and Jose Antonio},
Introduction: There are a variety of medicinal claims regarding the efficacy of maca. The aim of the current study was to examine the effects of maca on body composition, strength, mood, and sexual functioning Methods: Forty-seven subjects consumed 2.1g of maca for 28 days. This study used a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled design. The Shapiro Test was used to test the effect of maca on grip strength, mood and sexual functioning. A Nonparametric Wilcoxon Rank Test was utilized to… 


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