What is Moringa ?
The leaves of the Moringa oleifera tree are one of Asia’s most nutrient-dense foods. In fact, just one serving of these leaves in powdered form contains almost 50 types of antioxidants and almost 90 different nutrients. Unsurprisingly, numerous studies have linked long-term consumption of Moringa leaves to the treatment of countless health conditions such as osteoporosis, macular degeneration, high blood pressure, obesity and even cancer.
A study published in the March 2014 issue of Acta Histochemica, however, suggests that we add another condition to that list: diabetes mellitus, the increasingly common metabolic disease that affects an estimated 8.3 percent of the United States population.
The plant packs twice the protein of yogurt, three times the potassium of bananas and four times the calcium of milk, ounce for ounce. Ayurvedic medicine has called on the healing power of the “miracle tree” for hundreds of years, for more than 300 ailments.