Native to Africa and parts of Asia, the Moringa Tree, or Moringa Oleifera is one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world. Moringa Powder is made from naturally-dried Moringa leaves. It has a delicious spinachy green flavour, which is perfect for a number of recipes like curries, stews, casseroles, soups, salads, green smoothies and more. Moringa is:
- 25% plant protein including all 9 essential amino acids
- 24% fibre
- A rich source of iron, vitamin K & E
- A source of vitamin A & calcium
- High in antioxidants
Moringa Powder is a natural source of all the above nutrients, meaning it’s highly bioavailable, for the body to absorb the nutrients. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of Moringa;
- Reduce Fatigue
Moringa contains Iron which is essential for the reduction of tiredness and fatigue in the body. It also has vitamin A which supports the metabolism of iron to ensure a greater uptake. Add 2-3 teaspoons of Moringa Powder to your diet to prevent tiredness and fatigue. The iron content of Moringa makes it ideal for vegetarians and those with anaemia.
- Anti Diabetes
Recent scientific studies show that using Moringa is one of the best ways to treat diabetes, and is also known to reduce blood glucose level. Eating a diet rich in plant-based proteins reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D)
Strong and healthy bones are an important component of overall good health. Moringa leaves are a rich source of vitamin K, protein and calcium all of which support normal bones health and development.
Moringa powder is a rich source of calcium which contributes to the normal function of digestive enzymes. It also contains high amounts of fibre which helps with digestive health and bowel movement. Fibre is also great for weight management because it keeps you full for longer and supports a healthy metabolism.
- Energy Boost
Moringa is a rich source of iron and calcium which support energy-yielding metabolism. Start your day with a smoothie and two teaspoons of Moringa powder to it and you will feel energized all day!
One of the best things about Moringa is its super immune-boosting powers. Maintaining a healthy immune system is essential for helping our bodies to fight off infections and illnesses. Moringa leaves are a rich source of: Iron and Vitamin B which are essential for the normal function of the immune system.