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Moringa Leaf Powder

Nature's Most Nutritious
Vegetable PowerFood

NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS
OF
MORINGA LEAF POWDER



% RDA Provided by 30 Grams of Moringa Leaf Powder
Calcium 601 mg 60 %
Magnesium 110.4 mg 37 %
Iron 8.46 mg 84 %
Copper 0.171 mg 19 %
Potassium 397.2 mg 11.3 %
Phosphorus 61.2 mg 9 %
Vitamin A 4.89 mg 163 %
Vitamin B1 0.792 mg 52.8%
Vitamin B2 6.15 mg 361 %
Vitamin B3 2.46 mg 13 %
Vitamin C 5.19 mg 8.6 %
Vitamin E 33.9 mg 226 %
Protein 8.1 grams 12.8 %

And thats just 30 grams! Remember that many people are mal-nourished even if they 'eat well'. Especially if one considers how essential nutrients are destroyed and damaged during cooking and processing. 

Adding just 30 grams to your daily diet can make all the difference between being well-nourished and mal-nourished.




MORINGA OLEIFERA
NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF LEAF POWDER


Analysis of Moringa Leaf Powder per 100 grams:

 


Leaf
Powder
Moisture (%)
Calories
Protein (g)
Fat (g)
Carbohydrate (g)
Fiber (g)
Minerals (g)
Ca (mg)
Mg (mg)
P (mg)
K (mg)
Cu (mg)
Fe (mg)
S (mg)
Oxalic acid (mg)
Vitamin A - B carotene (mg)
Vitamin B -choline (mg)
Vitamin B1 -thiamine (mg)
Vitamin B2 -riboflavin (mg)
Vitamin B3 -nicotinic acid (mg)
Vitamin C -ascorbic acid (mg)
Vitamin E -tocopherol acetate (mg)
Arginine (g/16g N)
Histidine (g/16g N)
Lysine (g/16g N)
Tryptophan (g/16g N)
Phenylanaline (g/16g N)
Methionine (g/16g N)
Threonine (g/16g N)
Leucine (g/16g N)
Isoleucine (g/16g N)
Valine (g/16g N)
7.5
205
27.1
2.3
38.2
19.2
-
2,003
368
204
1,324
0.57
28.2
870
1.6%
16.3
-
2.64
20.5
8.2
17.3
113
1.33%
0.61%
1.32%
0.43%
1.39%
0.35%
1.19%
1.95%
0.83%
1.06%

From Moringa oleifera: Natural Nutrition for the Tropics by Lowell Fuglie

Moringa Leaf Powder is truly jam-packed full of nutrients.

If every household had access to Moringa then malnutrition would be wiped out. Wealthier Households would have no need to purchase artificial supplements.

Remember that most tablet supplements contain 'artificially manufactured' vitamins and minerals. Much of the Vitamin C in so-called vitamin tablets for example is synthesised from Genetically Modified Soya Beans and is far removed from anything that the body can utilise. Similarly, Minerals supplements are often sourced from questionable industrial processes and can lead to calcification rather than effective utilisation.

Everything in Nature works in symphony - a synergy achieved through the subtle interactions of many components and not just one so-called active 'isolated' ingredient.

All the Nutrients in Moringa Leaf Powder are BIO CHELATED which means they are in their natural form as part of the leaf's cellular structures and is therefore most suitable for absorption and utilization by the Human Body.


Who would You rather Trust? Nature or Industry?   

Moringa LeavesMORINGA LEAVES











Dr. Frank Martin states in 'Survival and Subsistence in the Tropics' that "among the leafy vegetables one stands out as particularly good, the Horseradish Tree. The leaves are outstanding as a source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C .

They are a good source of B Vitamins and amoung the best plant sources of Minerals. The Calcium content is very high for a plant. Phosphorus is low, as it should be.

The content of Iron is very good (it is reportedly prescribed for anemia in the Phillipines).

They are an excellent source of Protein and a very low source of fat and carbohydrates. Thus the leaves are one of the best plant foods that can be found."


In his 'Edible Leaves of the Tropics', he adds that the Leaves are incomparable as a source of the sulphur-containing amino acids methionine and cystine, which are often in short supply.  



The following figures reflect Gram-for-Gram Comparisons with Moringa Leaf Powder:

Proteins, the building blocks of our bodies, are made of amino acids. Usually, only animal products such as meat, eggs and dairy contain all of the essential amino acids. Amazingly, Moringa leaves also contain all the essential amino acids required for Human Protein Synthesis. 
 Yogurt

                                              
8 1/2 times the Protein of Yogurt 




Potassium is essential for the brain and nerves. Bananas are an excellent source of potassium. Moringa leaves are even better.

Bananas


15 times the Potassium of Bananas






Vitamin A acts as a shield against diseases of the eyes, skin and heart, diarrhea, and many other ailments. Carrots are very high in vitamin A, but Moringa leaves are even higher.

Carrots
10 1/2 times the Vitamin A of Carrots 







Iron is necessary for many functions in the body including formation of haemoglobin, brain development and function, regulation of body temperature and muscle activity. Lack of iron directly affects the immune system; it diminishes the number of T-Cells and the production of antibodies. Besides haemoglobin, iron is a component of myoglobin, the cytochromes, catalase and certain enzyme systems. Iron is essential for binding oxygen to the blood cells. The central function of iron is oxygen transport and cell respiration. Spinach is high in Iron, Moringa has even more.


Spinach


12 times the Iron of Spinach (leaf powder)






Calcium builds strong bones and teeth, and helps prevent osteoporosis. Milk provides a lot of calcium, but Moringa leaves provide even more.

Milk


16 1/2  times the Calcium of Milk (leaf powder) 







NUTRIENT COMPARISONS PER 100 GRAMS
Nutritional Comparison to Common Foods

Moringa Oleifera: Natural Nutrition for the Tropics by Lowell Fuglie



Kids and Trees  "For a child aged 1-3, a     100 g serving of               fresh leaves would           provide all his daily           requirements of calcium,   about 75% of his iron       and half his protein           needs, as well as             important amounts of       potassium, B vitamins,     copper and all the             essential amino acids. As little as 20 grams of leaves would provide a child with all the vitamins A and C s/he needs."

"For pregnant and breast-feeding women, Moringa leaves and pods can do much to preserve the mother's health and pass on strength to the fetus or nursing child. One 100 g portion of leaves could provide a woman with over a third of her daily need of calcium and give her important quantities of iron, protein, copper, sulfur and B-vitamins." 


"One rounded tablespoon (8 g) of leaf powder will satisfy about 14% of the protein, 40% of the calcium, 23% of the iron and nearly all the vitamin A needs for a child aged 1-3. Six rounded spoonfuls of leaf powder will satisfy nearly all of a woman's daily iron and calcium needs during pregnancy and breast-feeding."

During pregnancy and breast-feeding, women are most at risk of suffering from nutritional deficiencies. 


The table below shows the percent of the RDA of various nutrients for a nursing mother eating six rounded tablespoons (about 50 g) of leaf powder daily. It also shows the percent of the RDA for a 1-3 year old child with one rounded tablespoon of powder added to its food, three times daily. 

Mother and Child Nutrients

  
From Moringa Oleifera: Natural Nutrition for the Tropics by Lowell Fuglie


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