The powder from the moringa leaves is rich on proteins and holds amino acids.
Latin name: Moringa oleifera
Moringa is a tropical tree softwood, resistant to drought, native to Asia, Latin America, and several African countries including Senegal.
The best-known variety, Moringa olifeira, is found in Africa . The rich nutrients found in this ancient tree’s products have the power to reduce many of the problems facing some African countries today: malnutrition, infectious diseases caused by polluted water, and other diseases leading to increased poverty. The Moringa tree is also called the Miracle Tree, the Eternal Tree, or the Tree of Paradise.
Moringa leaves are rich in amino acids and essential fatty acids. After the drying and powdering process it becomes an interesting antioxident dietary supplement, high in calcium and Vitamin C.
Scientific research has demonstrated the richness of the Moringa leaf powder, showing high levels of protein, minerals, vitamins, and fiber.
Fresh Moringa leaves contain per gram:
- 7 times as much Vitamin C as oranges
- 4 times as much calcium as milk
- 4 times as much vitamin A as carrots
- 3 times as much potassium as bananas
- 3 times more iron than in spinach, and more protein than in chicken eggs!
Moringa is a powerful superfood, making it easier for the body do what it needs to to stay healthy. It provides good fuel that needs less processing and is rich in antioxidents, elements that helps the body get rid of what it does not need. This superfruit helps keep energy levels high when used as part of a healthy diet.
Moringa powder has a rich, nutty flavor that work well with everyday foods. Mix one teaspoon of the powder into juices, beverages, smoothies, or yogurt. For a healthy nutritional boost, try mixing it in salad dressings or guacamole. It can also be sprinkled on your meals once they have been prepared. We advise against cooking moringa because heat will significantly reduce the potency of the vitamins. It is also the perfect supplement for those looking to add protein to vegetarian or vegan meals.
Mia Secrets Natural Moringa Powder, 125 g