Vitamins, Minerals, Protein (Essential and Non-essential Amino Acids) are readily available in Moringa as a fresh or dried natural food source.
One serving of dried Moringa has more vitamin C than seven oranges, 17 times the calcium present in milk, and twice the protein. Fifteen times the amount of potassium found in a single banana. It has 25 times more iron than spinach; 4 times more protein than eggs; 10 times more Vitamin A than carrots. It can reduce free radicals in the body that cause cancer and speed aging. It can lower blood pressure due to its high levels of Niacin in the form of A1 and A5 as well as Vitamins B3 and B10. Just 3 Tablespoons of fresh Moringa leaves contain 8.3 g protein, 434 mg calcium, 404 mg potassium, 738 μg vitamin A, and 164 mg vitamin C. Moringa also contains substantial amounts of Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B7, C, D, E, and K.
Isoleucine and Leucine promote natural energy, brain health, alertness and high energy.
Lysine helps the bones absorb calcium and build collagen in bones, helps create antibodies, regulates hormones and balances nutrients.
Methionine Supplies sulfur to the body, lowers cholesterol, increases the liver’s production of lecithin. It reduces fat stores in the liver, protects the kidneys and promotes healthy skin, hair and nails.
Phenylalanine promotes nerve cell communication in the brain by releasing needed chemicals that support this function. Reduces hunger pangs, improves memory, keeps you alert and boosts the mood.
Threonine assists metabolism, prevents fat build up in the liver, and promotes digestion and a healthy intestinal tract.
Tryptophan supports the immune system, lessens depression, insomnia and migraine headaches. Combined with lysine reduces bad cholesterol and reduces arterial spasm that can cause heart attacks
Valine promotes body coordination and a calm mind.
Other non-essential amino acids like alanine, arginine, aspartic acid, cystein, glycine, histidine, serine, proline, tyrosine and glutamic acid carry out vital activities in our body from wound healing to immune boosting and cancer tumor suppression, to muscle and tissue growth.