Moringa !

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Health benefits of moringa 

The leaves of the moringa tree are rich in several important nutrients that include:  

  • Vitamins: You can get a significant amount of your daily vitamins A, B and C from moringa. A serving of moringa pods has more vitamin A than a serving of carrots.  
  • Minerals: Moringa leaves are an exceptional source of certain minerals. They contain significant amounts of potassium, calcium and iron.  
  • Antioxidants: Along with vitamins C and E, moringa leaves contain a variety of flavonoids.  
  • Fatty acids: Moringa is a good source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. 
  • Protein: Moringa leaves contain all of the essential amino acids. They are comparable with soybean in terms of the amount of protein that they can provide.  

Moringa is effective for treating a range of health problems such as: 

  • Malnutrition: Moringa provides enough micronutrients to meet the needs of someone suffering from malnutrition. 
  • Inflammatory diseases: Moringa leaves have anti-inflammatory properties that make them effective for preventing and treating diseases including arthritis and asthma.   


Common uses 

 You can use moringa in any dish that has a cooked vegetable component. Use it in lasagna in place of or along with spinach. If you want a convenient way to enhance your dishes with moringa, opt for moringa powder. Moringa powder can be used to make teas or be sprinkled on food like a spice. In the west, moringa powder might be easier to find when compared to the fresh plant.