Moringa Zinger 

Welcome back folks.  Today I’m back with another topic in the world of fitness and health, with a particular focus on a relatively new superfood that’s taking the nutritional world by storm.  It comes from a tree native to India, Nepal and Pakistan but also grown in some parts of South East Asia.  It’s commonly known as the ‘horseradish tree’ though resembles or tastes nothing like the cough-inducing heat of a horseradish root, and also the ‘drumstick tree’, which I can only assume resembles or tastes nothing like a set of drumsticks, however well-used. 

In its product form it’s basically composed of the leaves, which are ground to a wonderfully earthy green powder.  What’s most astonishing however about the simplicity of what could easily be scoffed at as just another leafy health rumour as just how nutritious and beneficial to ones health this miracle little tree actually is. 

Let me give you a little more insight: 

First off it’s literally crammed with minerals, vitamins, amino acids, antioxidants (flavonoids) and copious amounts of ascorbic acid  - all of this this by the way helping to inhibit free radicals from having the party of a lifetime inside your body. 

It’s a natural anti-inflammatory that suppresses all those enzymes that can give way to all kinds of chronic diseases.


Along with its anti-oxidant rich armoury it also stimulates neuro-enhancers making it a great for maintaining a healthy 

It has high levels of polyphenols in its leaves as well as its flowers, which naturally helps with liver function. 

And finally, as if it were already too good to be true, it’s also packed with anti-blood clotting and anti-fungal properties, which basically speak for themselves. 

Consumption-wise you only need to a add a spoonful of Moringa powder to your favourite smoothie (that’ll be a zinger for me then) or to drink hot as a tea, giving a slight earthy taste, I imagine not too dissimilar to turmeric.  Anyway, I hope that sheds a bit of light on the new superfood of the health and fitness world.  Thanks for dropping by folks, until next time.. 

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