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So what qualifies moringa to be the most promising health trends of 2018? According to the book, Nutritive Value Of Indian foods by C Gopalan and R Sastri, moringa leaves have seven times the vitamin C found in an orange, four times the vitamin A found in a carrot, four times the calcium in milk, three times the potassium in bananas and twice the protein in yoghurt. Talking about its health benefits, Munmun Ganeriwal, nutritionist, says, “Moringa leaves have anti-inflammatory, antiageing properties. It reduces blood sugar levels, lowers cholesterol and improves digestion.” But raw moringa leaves can pose concerns for pregnant ladies. So, consult your doctor before you include it in your diet.