Creamy Green Smoothie

Serves: 2 people

Time: 20 minutes

饾棞饾椈饾棿饾椏饾棽饾棻饾椂饾棽饾椈饾榿饾榾:

1 banana

2 dates

1/3 cup cashew nuts

a handful each of spinach & kale

2 tsp Moringa Powder

2 cups Coconut Water

饾棤饾棽饾榿饾椀饾椉饾棻:

Add all ingredients to your blender, and blend! Top with goji berries, coconut chips and a sprinkle of chia seeds!

About Us

Moringa has medicinal properties and contains many healthful compounds such as:聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽 聽聽

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 vitamin A

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 vitamin B1 (thiamine)

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 B2 (riboflavin)

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 B3 (niacin), B-6

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 folate and ascorbic acid (vitamin C)

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 calcium

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 potassium

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 iron

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 magnesium

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 phosphorus

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 zinc

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 It is also extremely low in fats and contains no harmful cholesterol.

Fast facts on moringa:

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 The tree is native to India but also grows in Asia, Africa, and South America.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Moringa contains a variety of proteins, vitamins, and minerals.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Moringa oleifera has few known side effects.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 People taking medication should consult a doctor before taking moringa extract.

What are the benefits?

Moringa is believed to have many benefits and its uses range from health and beauty to helping prevent and cure diseases. The benefits of moringa include.

Protecting and nourishing skin and hair

Treating edema

Protecting the liver

Preventing and treating cancer

Treating stomach complaints

Fighting against bacterial diseases

Making bones healthier

Treating mood disorders

Protecting the cardiovascular system

Helping wounds to heal

Treating diabetes

Treating asthma

Protecting against kidney disorders

Reducing high blood pressure

Improving eye health

Treating anemia and sickle cell disease

Side effects

Although Moringa may have very few reported side effects, a healthcare professional should be consulted before it is taken.

Anyone considering using moringa is advised to discuss it with a doctor first.

Moringa may possess anti-fertility qualities and is therefore not recommended for pregnant women.

There have been very few side effects reported.

People should always read the label on the extract and follow dosage instructions.

Risks

Some of the medications to be particularly aware of are:

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Levothyroxine: Used to combat thyroid problems. Compounds in the moringa leaf may aid the thyroid function, but people should not take it in combination with other thyroid medication.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Any medications that might be broken down by the liver: Moringa extract may decrease how quickly this happens, which could lead to various side effects or complications.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Diabetes medications: Diabetes medications are used to lower blood sugar, which moringa also does effectively. It is vital to ensure blood sugar levels do not get too low.

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 High blood pressure medication: Moringa has shown to be effective at lowering blood pressure. Taking moringa alongside other drugs that lower blood pressure may result in it becoming too low.

Can it aid weight loss?

Evidence has shown that moringa extract can be effective in reducing and controlling weight gain in mice. Its high vitamin B content helps with smooth and efficient digestion and can assist the body when converting food into energy, as opposed to storing it as fat.

Moringa is thought to:

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聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 help to lower cholesterol and blood pressure

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 prevent inflammation

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 help the body convert fats into energy

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 reduce fatigue and improve energy levels

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