Nutritional values

Vitamins

Vitamin A 16.3 mg
Vitamin B 423 mg
Vitamin B1 2.64 mg
Vitamin B2 20.5 mg
Vitamin B3 8.2 mg
Vitamin C 740 mg
Vitamin E 113 mg

 

According to the work of Dr. Paul Petard (Doctor of Pharmacy).

Moringa also contains vitamins B6, B7, D, and K but we have not yet identified the exact values of these vitamins.

Composition

Calories 300 kcal
Protein 25 g
Minerals 12 g
Carbohydrates 40 g
Fat 8 g
Fibers 15 g

 

Source for nutritional average data : moringanews.org

 

Amino acids

Table 18: Amino acids found in Moringa
These nutritional values can be found in every 100 grams of dried leaves or powder.

Arginine 1600 mg
Histidine 530 mg
Isoleucine 1140 mg
Leucine 2050 mg
Lysine 1200 mg
Methionine 370 mg
Phenylalanine 1400 mg
Threonine 1080 mg
Tryptophan 580 mg
Valine 1400 mg
Aspartic acid 1670 mg
Glutamic acid 2470 mg
Serine 840 mg
Alanine 1260 mg
Cysteine 360 mg
Glycine 960 mg
Tyrosine 910 mg
Proline 1230 mg

 

 

Minerals

Calcium 2100 mg
Copper 1 mg
Iron 27 mg
Magnesium 405 mg
Manganese 8 mg
Molybdenum 0.5 mg
Potassium 1300 mg
Phosphorus 310 mg
Sulfur 740 mg
Selenium  2.6 mg
Sodium 100 mg
Zinc 2.6 mg

 

Minerals (micronutrients) promote intellectual work, improve stress management, anxiety, insomnia, and nervousness. They stimulate the cardiovascular system and act as anti-inflammatory. They are therefore involved in the proper functioning of the body. Example: iron promotes oxygen transport by red blood cells in the blood.

Fatty acids

C 16. 0 530
C 18. 0 70
C 18. 1 60
C 18. 2 130
C 18. 3 1140

 

Unsaturated fatty acids Omega 3.6.9

Data per 100g of dried leaves or powder.