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Moringa oleifera is an Indian cultivar and the most known species of the genus Moringa, which is the only genus in the family Moringaceae. It is a fast growing drought resistant tree native to the Himalayas where its seed pods and leaves are used as a nutrient rich food source.
A 100 g sample of the leaves showed the following concentration of nutrients: Vitamin A equiv. (47%) 378 μg, Thiamine (B1) (22%) 0.257 mg, Riboflavin (B2) (55%) 0.660 mg, Niacin (B3) (15%) 2.220 mg, Pantothenic acid (B5)(3%) 0.125 mg, Vitamin B6 (92%) 1.200 mg, Folate (B9) (10%) 40 μg, Vitamin C (62%) 51.7 mg, Calcium (19%) 185 mg, Iron (31%) 4.00 mg, Magnesium (41%) 147 mg, Manganese (17%) 0.36 mg, Phosphorus (16%) 112 mg, Potassium (7%) 337 mg, Sodium (1%) 9 mg, Zinc (6%) 0.6 mg. Moringa also contains large amounts of chlorophyll & polyphenol anti-oxidants.
Can be eaten directly or added to smoothie or shake. Can be added to home-made nutritional bars, salsa or salad dressing for a nutritious and tasty mix. Tastes very sweet for a powdered leaf, one of the best tasting green powders we have tried.
Moringa is one of the most nutritious leaf powders around and a convenient way to supplement your body with a wide range of different vitamins, minerals, & anti-oxidants. Moringa has been demonstrated to convey digestion enhancing properties. It comes highly recommended for those with sluggish metabolism, especially those who are lacking greens in their diet.
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