Moringa / Drumstick - The Super Food
Every part of Moringa is a storehouse of important nutrients and antinutrients.
The pods are fibrous and are valuable to treat digestive problems and thwart colon cancer , . A research shows that immature pods contain around 46.78% fiber and around 20.66% protein content. Pods have 30% of amino acid content, the leaves have 44% and flowers have 31%. The immature pods and flowers showed similar amounts of palmitic, linolenic, linoleic and oleic acids.
The nutrient content in 100g of Pods is as below:
|Vitamin B1 (mg)||0.05|
|Vitamin B2 (mg)||0.07|
|Vitamin B3 (mg)||0.2|
|Vitamin C (mg)||120|
|Vitamin E (mg)||–|