BENEFITS OF MORINGA
There are many benefits of Moringa. The dried leaf of the Moringa oleifera tree is a rich source of protein containing all 8 essential amino acids, as well as Omega 3, 6 & 9. Moringa is rich in Vitamins A to K, providing your body with 46 powerful antioxidants. Moringa’s nutrient profile is abundant with mineral and trace elements such as calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc. Moringa oleifera is a natural, whole-food source of nutrients and minerals that are readily available for your body to identify, absorb and utilise.
WELL – BEING
- immune system
- breast milk
- blood pressure
- sugar levels
- joint pain
- liver function
- body weight
- muscle recovery
- muscle growth
- hair and skin
- clear vision
- eye health
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Maintaining a strong immune system is imperative when trying to fight off illnesses. Moringa houses all of the essential nutrients needed to improve immunity. The amounts of Vitamins A, C & E and Zinc found in Moringa exceed the amounts found in most other plants. A dietary intake of these vitamins and minerals is critical in protecting us, and our families, from infections and keeping a healthy immune system.
Moringa is naturally caffeine-free… So, how does it give me energy? Moringa contains some of the most beneficial and natural sources of sustainable energy. The leaves of Moringa contain high amounts of the various Vitamin B’s, namely B1, B2, B3, B6 and B12. There is fifty times more Vitamin B3 found in Moringa than peanuts. This helps your body use protein, fat and carbohydrates to make energy. Furthermore, Moringa has 25 times more iron than spinach and is an essential element in supplying the body with energy. This high iron content not only gives the body extra energy throughout the day, but is also ideal for those suffering from anaemia. The Vitamin C found in Moringa supports the metabolism of iron, ensuring a greater uptake.
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The bottom line to weight loss is that you need to burn off more calories than you take in. Sounds simple, but it is even easier for unnecessary excess calories to pop into our diet when we do not feel satisfied after a meal. Moringa helps to reduce overall caloric intake by using the correct nutrients to sustain fullness, helping your body stay ‘satisfied’ and avoid overeating. Moringa contains a high level of fibre and with the presence of Vitamin B, it will effectively result in regular bowel movements and an increase in the rate of metabolism.
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Blood Pressure Levels
Moringa helps to maintain healthier blood pressure levels within a normal range due to the potassium content found in the leaves. Moringa has three times the potassium than bananas, which helps to reduce the sodium content in the blood, therefore decreasing blood pressure. Potassium is essential for nerve function, muscle contraction and maintenance of fluid and blood pressure in the body.
Blood Sugar Levels
Moringa assists in lowering blood sugar levels. High blood sugar is becoming more and more prevalent in today’s world. It is the main characteristic of diabetes and heart disease and is therefore a serious health problem. Although this miracle plant has been used for centuries as a treatment towards lowering blood glucose levels in patients, there are a number of studies showing that Moringa oleifera helps lower blood sugar levels and has been said to aid diabetics.
Inflammation is a natural response in our bodies where chemicals are released to fight off germs, damaged cells or any other foreign materials. Intense or prolonged inflammation can be painful and may cause lasting damage to your heart, brain and other vital organs. Moringa is a natural anti-inflammatory that reduces inflammation by suppressing inflammatory enzymes in the body. In addition to playing host to a range of free radicals, Moringa also contains numerous anti-inflammatory compounds.
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Hair & Skin
Moringa helps to reduce the rate of the aging process and improves the condition of your hair and skin. The 47 anti-oxidants found in Moringa helps to prevent free radicals from damaging important living cells and tissues. With the assistance of the high content of Vitamin A, C & E and selenium found in Moringa, the cells will be protected from oxidative stress, leaving you with clearer, more youthful looking skin.