Moringa: A Great Tool for Weight Loss  

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Measure Tape/VeggiesOne of the many benefits of moringa is that it can be used as part of a weight loss plan.

It is important to note, first and foremost, that moringa is not a magical fat-burning plant, and you cannot expect to lose weight simply by taking the supplement. As with any nutritional supplement, Dead Sea Moringa is best used in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise.

However, there are a few main elements of moringa (and, as a result, Dead Sea Moringa) that make it beneficial for people who have started down a weight loss journey. Here are a few of those elements:

 

Glycemic Index 

Most leafy green vegetables rank low on the glycemic index. Foods low on the glycemic index do not create the same sorts of spikes in blood glucose caused by many other types of foods and are often considered to be among the healthiest food options available. This is one of the reasons kale has come in vogue as a superfood over the last few years, and one of the reasons moringa has started drawing attention in the Western world.

Low in Calories

Leafy green vegetables have a low-calorie count. This is helpful for weight loss, as the general idea is to consume fewer calories than you are burning in a given day. You are able to eat a lot of leafy green vegetables to get full, and the calorie count will remain low. This makes it easier to keep eating decent-sized portions but not packing your diet full of calories.

Vitamins and Minerals

Leafy green vegetables contain high counts of important vitamins and minerals to help keep your body functioning at peak efficiency. Many of your body processes, such as metabolism and digestion, are influenced by the vitamins and minerals in your body. Moringa contains some of the most important vitamins and minerals in extremely high concentrations.

Fiber

Dark, leafy green vegetables are extremely fiber-rich. Your digestive system requires fiber to function properly. Fiber also helps to keep you satisfied between meals, so you have fewer cravings and are less likely to snack, filling your body with unnecessary calories. This is particularly helpful to people attempting to watch their weight.

For more information about how moringa can help you on your weight loss journey, contact us today at Dead Sea Moringa.

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