Moringa leaves come from the fast-growing and drought-resistant “Drumstick Tree”. It is native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas and widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas. The young seed pods and leaves are used as vegetables. Moringa is slowly gaining popularity as a superfood because of its high nutritional profile. Moringa has powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and tissue-protective properties, to name but a few of its many reported health benefits. It is packed with significant amounts of vitamins A, C, and E, calcium, potassium, and protein. It is said to have 25 times more iron than spinach, 7 times more vitamin C than oranges, 15 times more potassium than bananas, 4 times more protein than eggs, 10 times more vitamin A than carrots, and 17 times more calcium than milk. Just imagine all the health benefits you can get from the inexpensive Moringa!
This recipe gives you a very simple flat belly Moringa drink which is recommended to be taken before meals or 30 minutes after meals. This is a great detox drink to add to your daily diet.
• 1 cup of water
• ¼ cup of fresh moringa leaves
• juice of ½ lemon
• 1 tsp honey
This recipe takes about 5 minutes to make. Serves 1.
Put moringa leaves and water in a blender.
Blend until smooth.
Pour into a glass.
Mix in lemon juice and honey.
Ideas And Tips:
• Moringa powder is also available in the market. You can use this if you can’t source fresh moringa leaves in your area.
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