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Moringa is a SUPER amazing superfood

Bio-nutritional Moringa Leaf Powder - 100% Organic - 300 Grams
Moringa oleifer also known as Moringa pterygosperma Gaertn. In literature, it is known as the drumstick tree, horseradish tree, and malunggay. Moringa oleifer has been used for thousands of years and is native of the Indian subcontinent and is now cultivated all over the world in sub-tropical and tropical regions.

Scientists have been studying the Moringa oleifer plant and although it is very preliminary, they have shown compelling evidence of the therapeutic potential in hyperglycemia and dyslipidemia.

What’s pretty interesting is that you can almost eat every single part of the plant.

Leaves – The leaves are the most nutritious part of the plant. They are a huge source of B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese and are rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorous, iron, vitamins A and D, essential amino acids, as well as such known antioxidants such as β-carotene, and flavonoids.

Science Direct stated that the nutrients in Morenga oleifer provide 7 times more vitamin C than oranges, 10 times more vitamin A than carrots, 17 times more calcium than milk, 9 times more protein than yogurt, 15 times more potassium than bananas and 25 times more iron than spinach. As a matter a fact, countries like Senegal and Benin where children are malnourished are treated with Moringa.

Seeds – The seeds mostly come from the mature pods and then are roasted like nuts and have high levels of vitamin C and moderate amounts of B vitamins and dietary minerals.

Seed Oil – Edible oil called ben oil is high in concentrated behenic acid that they find in mature seeds.

Roots – The roots are used as a condiment by shredding, adding sharp flavor. The roots have a significant amount of polyphenols. According to ilovemoranga.com they advise against eating the roots because in large quantities it can paralyze the nervous system and cause death.

Bark – According to ilovemoranga.com they highly advise against eating the root or the bark. When eaten in large quantities they suggest it can paralyze the nervous system and cause death.

Flowers – The flowers are first cooked and then added to dishes for flavor.

You can add moringa powder to any Moringa leaf powder can be effectively added to or used on:

Smoothies, fruit juices, salad dressing, garlic bread, muffins, , chip dip, pancakes, mashed potatoes, potato pancakes, oatmeal bread mixes, pizza sauce, spaghetti sauce, baked potatoes, cooked brown rice, herbal teas, vegetable dip, guacamole, casseroles, corn bread, sprinkle on top of popcorn, soups, peanut butter, and creamed vegetables.

Scientific evidence shows that Moringa oleifer helps and has

Anti-hypoglycemic

Dyslipidemia

Anti-inflammatory properties

Oxidative Stress properties

Anti – nutrient properties

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References:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3290775/

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213453016300362

http://www.ilovemoringa.com/FAQ.html

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