27th January 2015

Good Moringa

recipe_moringa_avocado_noodles_adunaAs a superfood, Morninga encompasses a plethora of high level essential skin benefiting properties, including mega antioxidant levels, and a huge number of essential vitamins and minerals not often found in one supplement.

Vitamin A which is absolutely key to anti-ageing, healthy cell turnover and skin health,

Vitamin E, essential for retaining moisture and protects against free radical damage, so a great protector in UV damage ideal to take as a regular daily supplement as a sun damage preventer.

B3 Niacin key for the skins healthy barrier protection, keeping moisture in and irritants out. Its been known to be helpful in the treatment of sensitive skins and rosacea, and also help minimise dark spots

B2 Riboflavin is essential for normal healthy cell growth and repair so healing and helping reduce scaring in the skin and known to be good for eczema conditions.

Zinc is essential in wound healing and healthy cell renewal, a key aspect nutritionally for acne sufferers who are often deficient in this.

25% protein including all nine of the essential amino acids, makes Moringa an amazing skin nutrients. Amino acids are essential for the connective tissues and keep the skin smooth,  elastic and strong, they are the building blocks,  the part of the cells which gives it its structure. With 20% of the human body being made of protein this level of amino acids in Moringa is fantastic for the skin. Amino acids are essential t wound healing, so cell turnover, and tissue repair as well as the removal of waste deposits so key in keeping the skin fresh and clear.

Add to your juice or smoothies for extra skin support or sprinkle on your morning breakfast. 

To Try – Moringa & Avocado noodles 

This can be eaten raw because of the courgette in place of pasta or sautéed if you want something warmer. 

Ingredients 

1/2 tsp Moringa Green Powder 

2 courgettes 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds 1 avocado Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon olive oil

With a spiraliser, spiral your zucchini into noodles. If you do not have a spiralizer then peal the courgette using a vegetable peeler into fettucini strips. 

To make the sauce blend all ingredients together until smooth. Mix with the courgettes and pomegranate. You can also add some crushed walnuts or pinenuts

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