Moringa contains over 92 nutrients and is the highest antioxidant plant based on ORAC value 157,000- 6 times the antioxidants of goji berries.
Moringa leaves are 25% protein and contain all 9 essential amino acids. They’re also a great source of fiber and plant-based iron. But that’s not all! Gram for gram, moringa leaves have:
7 times more vitamin C than oranges
- 4 times more vitamin A than carrots
- 4 times more calcium than milk
- 3 times more potassium than bananas
A 2014 study published in “Journal of Food Science and Technology” found that consuming 1½ teaspoons of moringa powder every day for 3 months significantly increased antioxidant levels in the blood.
The antioxidants in moringa leaves have been shown to prevent oxidative damage and protect against oxidative damage as well as free radicals.
Moringa contains many healthful compounds such as: