Moringa leaves health benefits

Moringa leaves are most nutritious part of moringa tree. Leaves are small green coloured and grows in bunches. These leaves full of essential nutrition and diseases preventing nutrition.

Moringa leaves contains all required amino acid required to human and animal while these amino acids are very unusual in any plant source. Fresh and dried both leaves can be consumed as dried leaves powder is more concentrated with nutrition except vitamin C.

Here is a image of moringa leaves

Moringa leaves

Moringa leave nutrition may vary depending upon soil fertility, weather conditions, season and variety of moringa. Naturally grown moringa without use of fertilizer and pesticides are best and if some one try can get these type of moringa very easily in India.

Moringa leaves usages

Moringa leaves can be used as dietary supplement for pregnant women, women on breast feeding, people with malnutrition as it is very rich natural source of iron, calcium, vitamins and many minerals. One can use fresh leaves or dried leaves. You can also eat soft leaves by cooking it in spinach recipes and can consume it as dried powder.

Moringa leaves nutrition facts

Moringa leaves nutrition result as per analysis done at the National Institute of Nutrition in Hyderabad.

Amino Acid in moringa leaves per 100 gm

 

Fresh Leaves

Dried Leaves

Arginine

406.6 mg

1325 mg

Histidine

149.8 mg

613 mg

Isoleucine

299.6 mg

825 mg

Leucine

492.2 mg

1950 mg

Lysine

342.4 mg

1325 mg

Methionine

117.7 mg

350 mg

Phenylalinine

310.3 mg

1388 mg

Threonine

117.7 mg

1188 mg

Tryptophan

107 mg

425 mg

Valine

374.5 mg

1063 mg

Vitamin and Mineral Content of Moringa Leaves per 100 gm

Now you can think and compare these fact with other vegetable and fruits nutrition and make you decision about uses of moringa leaves in your diet.

Carotene (Vit. A)

6.78 mg

18.9 mg

Thiamin (B1)

0.06 mg

2.64 mg

Riboflavin(B2)

0.05 mg

20.5 mg

Niacin(B3)

0.8 mg

8.2 mg

Vitamin C

220 mg

17.3 mg

Calcium

440 mg

2003 mg

Calories

92 cal

205 mg

Carbohydrates

12.5 g

38.2 mg

Copper

0.07 mg

0.57 mg

Fat

1.7 g

2.3 mg

Fiber

0.9 g

19.2 mg

Iron

0.85 mg

28.2 mg

Magnesium

42 mg

368 mg

Phosphorus

70 mg

204 mg

Potassium

259 mg

1324 mg

Protein

6.7 g

27.1g

Zinc

0.16 mg

2.29 mg

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