Moringa oleifera has recently received a lot of attention for being one of the healthiest foods on the market today. In fact, the vegetable is often touted as a “superfood” because of the long list of incredible moringa health benefits it packs in its tiny leaves. According to an article published on LIVESTRONG.COM, it is precisely because of how nutritious it is that the plant is gaining popularity among people who are trying to lose weight.
Researchers have found more than 90 different nutrients in the leaves of the moringa oleifera plant. These nutrients include Vitamins B1, B2, and B3; protein; fiber; calcium; iron; potassium; and Vitamins C and A. among others. Scientists have also found 46 different kinds of antioxidants in the plant.