Some food plants growing on our planet yield an astonishingly diverse spectrum of concentrated phyto-nutrient antioxidants. These foods are often referred to as SuperFoods and come from all around the world. Superfoods are nutrient-dense and usually low in calories, making them an ideal way to help you Live the Healthy Life TM.Meet Prairie Naturals Moringa oleiferaMoringa, a global superfood star, is a new addition to our ever-growing family of organic superfood powders. Sometimes called the Miracle Tree, this beautiful tree is native to India and other parts of South Asia. Virtually all parts of it are used as food and medicine in traditional Indian diets, but the leaves are recognized as the most nutritious part of the tree. Prairie Naturals Organic Moringa Leaf Powder is sustainably and certified organically grown in India. Packaged as pure powder and in vegetable capsules (without fillers), Moringa Leaf is a convenient way to fortify your diet with potent, plant-source antioxidants.Whats So Great About Moringa?For thousands of years Moringa tree leaves have been used as both a traditional food source and a medicinal plant. Tasting like radishes, the traditional culinary use of Moringa leaves includes adding them to a soup broth. Moringa leaves contain an impressive profile of important minerals and are a good source of protein, B vitamins, Vitamin C, provitamin A (beta-carotene), vitamin K, and amino acids. Moringa also provides a rich and rare combination of health-promoting antioxidants including a wide variety of polyphenols and phenolic acids as well as flavonoids, glucosinolates and alkaloids.In Canada, the powdered leaves of the Moringa tree are recognized and licensed by Health Canada for their potent antioxidant phyto-nutrients that protect cells and reduce the oxidative damage caused by free radicals. Ongoing human studies exploring the powers of Moringa are most promising!