Health, Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Lifestyle
A nutritionist, Mrs Patience Pama, on Monday in
Kaduna advised Nigerians to include Moringa in their diet, to
enhance healthy living.
Pama, who works with the Ministry of Science and Technology,
told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Moringa had anti-
inflammatory properties that reduced the severity of symptoms
of joint pains
According to her, Moringa also reduces fungal and viral
infections, kidney stones and aids healing of injuries.
She said the leaves of Moringa helped relived headache and
stop bleeding from a shallow cut.
“Moringa has credible health benefits over a wide range of
health issues,’’ she said.
Pama said that Moringa contained proteins, vitamins and
minerals as an antioxidant that helped to protect cells from
“Oil from Moringa seeds is used as foods, perfume, hair care
product and machine lubricant.
“It is a good source of protein, vitamins, amino acid and
various phenolics and provide energy without sugar.”
The nutritionist said that Moringa also reduced swelling, boost
the immune system and could serve as nutritional supplement
or tonic by some people.
She explained that regular consumption of Moringa could also
boost body immunity and would provide nourishment to the
eyes and the brain.
She advised Nigerians to take Moringa regularly, adding that
the leaves could promote metabolism with bio-available
ingredients and control blood pressure .
“Moringa lowers the appearance of wrinkles and promotes the
normal functioning of liver and kidney,” she said.
Pama advised Nigerians to consume more Moringa to promote
healthy circulation system and healthy living. (NAN)