MORINGA BENEFITS: TOP 9 BENEFITS OF MORINGA

MORINGA BENEFITS: TOP 9 BENEFITS OF MORINGA

MORINGA BENEFITS: TOP 9 BENEFITS OF MORINGA

When we tell you it will give you super powers we mean it.. 

The real reason why we nearly pee our pants with excitement over this "Green"

Jokes aside travelling through India the Stories we was told about the profound benefits of the Moringa plant was to say the least unreal, and absolutely fascinating.  Moringa for me personally has been life changing curing and helping many of my health issues.  

I will always vouch for this Tree and firmly back its name as the Miracle tree

Moringa due to its diverse vitamin offering has had scientists excited for years.. and that takes some doing.. 

When it comes to moringa benefits, there are almost too many to count! Native to Africa and Asia, the Moringa Tree, or Moringa Oleifera to use its scientific name, is one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world.  

Meraki Moringa is made from naturally-dried moringa leaves and Moringa Seed pods. Its a perfect for more or less any dish, smoothie, pancakes, brownies, nice cream, Moringa Lattes & even dog biscuits - Make sure you check our 100s of recipes out

Moringa is: 

  • 25% plant protein including all 9 essential amino acids 
  • 24% fibre 
  • A rich source of iron, vitamin K & E
  • A source of vitamin A & calcium 
  • High in antioxidants

As Moringa Powder is a natural source of these nutrients, it is highly bioavailable, so our bodies can absorb the benefits more easily than by taking synthetic supplements. 

Well lets discuss why we are so in love with the superfood..

MORINGA BENEFITS: TOP 10 HEALTH & BEAUTY BENEFITS

1. REDUCTION OF TIREDNESS & FATIGUE 

At any given time, 1 in 5 people feel unusually tired, and 1 in 10 have prolonged fatigue, according to recent studies.

A single serving of Moringa blend Powder (10g or 2-3 teaspoons) provides:

  • Iron: 32.2% of your daily requirement (NRV) 
  • Vitamin A: 18.9% of NRV

Iron is essential for the reduction of tiredness and fatigue in the body, and vitamin A supports the metabolism of iron ensuring a greater uptake. Adding moringa to your daily routine is an effective, natural way to prevent tiredness and fatigue.

The rich iron content of moringa powder also makes it ideal for vegan, vegetarians and those suffering from anaemia.

2. SKIN

Moringa Powder has been featured by Vogue magazine as "redefining beauty from within." 

It is jam-packed with skin-loving vitamins including:

  • Vitamin A: 18.9% of NRV
  • Vitamin E: 16.9% of NRV

Vitamin A is essential for healthy, radiant skin and vitamin E protects cells from oxidative stress helping fight the signs of ageing.

Moringa also has one of the highest antioxidant contents of any food. With an ORAC value of 157,000, it has 6x the antioxidants of goji berries and comparable levels to the antioxidant powerhouse matcha. 

 

3. IMMUNITY 

One of the best moringa benefits is its super immune-boosting powers. Maintaining a healthy immune system is essential for helping our bodies stave off infections and illnesses. Moringa Oleifera leaves are an extremely rich source of:

  • Iron: 32.2% of NRV
  • Vitamin A: 18.9% of NRV

Both of which are essential for the normal function of the immune system.

Many studies have been done about moringa's potential as an anti-cancer agent. Moringa leaves have been shown to have beneficial properties in the fight against both breast and colon cancer cells and research is ongoing. 

4. MUSCLE GROWTH 

Moringa oleifera leaves are almost 25% protein, which is unusually high for a plant. Moringa Powder is actually the only plant on earth to contain 18-20 essential amino acids including the 9 Essential making it a complete source of protein, supporting the growth and maintenance of muscle mass. The high protein content of moringa makes it particularly beneficial for vegans and vegetarians who can struggle to get a sufficient protein supply.

Wondering how you can incorporate it.. Check out the recipe page :-) you will be hooked

5. ANTI-STRESS 

Moringa is a natural adaptogen. Never heard of them? Adaptogens are herbs or plants that protect the body from the toxic effects of stress. Used for centuries in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, they help reduce stress and improve attention and endurance in the face of fatigue. Studies indicate that adaptogens not only help the body to cope with stress, but can enhance general health and performance. 

    6. DIGESTION 

    Moringa powder is a rich source of calcium (24.7% NRV) which contributes to the normal function of digestive enzymes.

    It also contains 24% fibre which can help support a healthy digestive system and bowel regularity. Fibre can also be helpful for weight management as it helps you feel fuller for longer and supports a healthy metabolism.  

    7. ENERGY RELEASE 

    Moringa is a rich source of iron (32.2% NRV) and calcium (24.7% NRV), both of which support energy-yielding metabolism. 

    Amazing for pre-exercise shake and a great recovery go too

    8. BONES 

    Maintaining strong and healthy bones is an important component of overall health. Moringa oleifera leaves are a rich source of vitamin K (158.7% NRV), protein (25%) and calcium (24.7% NRV) all of which support normal bones. 

     

    9. Anti Inflammatory 

     

    Moringa compound are like no other and recent studies have shown that the natural anti inflammatory properties in the seed are one of the strongest in the world.  Yes in the WORLD. 

    READ MORE MORINGA BENEFITS:

    "10 reasons to try Moringa" - Sheerluxe 

    "Want to stay cancer free? Let this food do the fighting" - CancerDefeated.com 

    "Moringa more than doubles breast-milk supply"  

     

    MORINGA BENEFITS SOURCES:

    All health claims in this article taken from EU Register on Nutrition and Health Claims

    Antioxidants: ORAC (Oxidant Radicals Absorbent Capacity) system developed by US National Institute of Health. Moringa ORAC value: 157,000 μmol TE/100g. Goji berry powder: 25,300 μmol TE/100g. Independent research by Brunswick Laboratories 

    Moringa oleifera as an Anti-Cancer Agent against Breast and Colorectal Cancer Cell Lines

    Evaluation of Adaptogenic Activity of Moringa oleifera Lam, Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics

    Intake of different dietary proteins and risk of type 2 diabetes in men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor StudyBritish Journal of Nutrition 

    Effect of Moringa oleifera Lam. leaves aqueous extract therapy on hyperglycemic rats, National Center for Biotechnology Information. 

     

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