Key Nutrients in Moringa and Disease Prevention
Let's look at some of the nutrients in Moringa and how the lack of these nutrients often leads to various disease and maladies. Moringa supplies a wide variety of nutrients in a nontoxic and easy to digest form. Moringa also contains these nutrients in combinations that are easy for the body to assimilate and digest. No wonder Moringa is considered a "miracle tree" with the ability to save your life and lives worldwide.
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"Successful treatment of malnourished children has
been well documented. Interviews with men and
women who have made Moringa a regular part of
their diets point out that they have a keen awareness
of improvements in their health and energy.
health post, the pharmacy is now selling Moringa leaf
powder to mothers with malnourished children."
Values of African Grown Moringa Leaf:
Values of Organic Moringa Oleifera Leaf Powder:
By providing abundant Vitamin C, Moringa helps prevent:
1) Scurvy - Scurvy leads to the formation of spots on the skin, spongy gums, and bleeding from the mucous membranes. The spots are most abundant on the thighs and legs, and a person with the ailment looks pale, feels depressed, and is partially immobilized. In advanced scurvy there are open, suppurating wounds and loss of teeth.
2) High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
3) Weakness Lassitude
4) Swollen gums, nosebleeds
Iron deficiency (sideropenia or hypoferraemia) is one of the most commonly known forms of nutritional deficiencies. In the human body, iron is present in all cells and has several vital functions - as a carrier of oxygen to the tissues from the lungs in the form of haemoglobin, as a transport medium for electrons within the cells in the form of cytochromes, and as an integral part of enzyme reactions in various tissues. Too little iron can interfere with these vital functions and lead to morbidity and death.
"Moringa is especially useful for children and women who are anaemic due to their
By providing abundant Vitamin A, Moringa helps prevent:
5) Shortness of Breath
7) Pale skin colour
8) Sore tongue
9) Brittle nails
10) Decreased appetite (especially in children)
11) Headache – frontal
Hypokalemia (American English), or hypokalaemia (British English), or hypopotassaemia (ICD-9) refers to the condition in which the concentration of potassium (K+) in the blood is low. The prex hypo- means low (contrast with hyper-, meaning high). Kal refers to kalium, the Neo-Latin for potassium, and - emia means "in the blood."