Moringa Leaf Nutrition

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2019-05-17

Written and reviewed by the NatureClaim Team




Moringa Leaf


Overview of Moringa Leaf Nutrition

Botanical Name: Moringa oleifera


Order: Brassicales


Family: Moringaceae


Moringa is also called drumstick tree. The pods are used in Asian cuisine. Lutein and zeaxanthin content were determined from Liu et al. [2007].



Calories
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calories 64 kcal 3%


Carbohydrates
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Carbs 8.28 g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.00 g 8%
Sugars - g
Starch - g


Sterols
Name Amount % Daily Value
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Phytosterols - mg


Fat and Fatty Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Fat 1.40 g 2%
Saturated Fat - g -
Monounsaturated Fat - g
Polyunsaturated Fat, total - g
  • 18:2 n-6 (LA), Omega-6
- g
  • 18:3 n-6 (GLA)
- g
  • 18:3 n-3 (ALA), Omega-3
- g
  • 18:4 n-3 (SDA)
- g
  • 20:5 n-3 (EPA)
- g
  • 22:5 n-3 (DPA)
- g
  • 22:6 n-3 (DHA)
- g
Trans Fat 0.00 g


Protein and Amino Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Protein, total 9.40 g 19%
  • Tryptophan
0.14 g
  • Threonine
0.41 g
  • Isoleucine
0.45 g
  • Leucine
0.79 g
  • Lysine
0.54 g
  • Methionine
0.12 g
  • Cystine
0.14 g
  • Phenylalanine
0.49 g
  • Tyrosine
0.35 g
  • Valine
0.61 g
  • Arginine
0.53 g
  • Histidine
0.20 g
  • Alanine
0.71 g
  • Aspartic Acid
0.92 g
  • Glutamic Acid
1.04 g
  • Glycine
0.52 g
  • Proline
0.45 g
  • Serine
0.41 g


Vitamins
Name Amount % Daily Value
Vitamin C 51.70 mg 86%
Thiamin 0.26 mg 17%
Riboflavin 0.66 mg 39%
Niacin 2.22 mg 11%
Pantothenic Acid 0.13 mg 1%
Vitamin B6 1.20 mg 60%
Folate, total 40.00 mg 10%
  • Folic Acid
0.00 mcg
  • Food Folate (dietary folate equivalent)
40.00 mcg
Choline - mg
Betaine - mg
Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin A, total 7564.00 IU 151%
  • Retinol Acitiviy Equivalent
378.00 mcg
  • Retinol
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Carotene
- mcg
  • Alpha-Carotene
- mcg
  • Beta-Cryptoxanthin
- mcg
Lycopene - mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin 26100.00 mcg
Vitamin E, total - IU -
  • Alpha-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Beta-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Gamma-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Delta-Tocopherol
- mg
Vitamin D 0.00 IU 0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) - mcg -
Biotin - mcg -


Minerals
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calcium 185.00 mg 19%
Iron 4.00 mg 22%
Magnesium 42.00 mg 11%
Phosphorus 112.00 mg 11%
Potassium 337.00 mg 10%
Sodium 9.00 mg 0%
Zinc 0.60 mg 4%
Copper 0.11 mg 5%
Manganese 1.06 mg 53%
Selenium 0.90 mcg 1%
Iodine - mcg -
Chromium - mcg -
Molybdenum - mcg -
Chloride - mg -
Fluoride - mg


Flavonoids
Name Amount
Flavonols
  • Isorhamnetin
0.40 mg
  • Kaempferol
6.00 mg
  • Myricetin
0.00 mg
  • Quercetin
16.60 mg


Others
Name Amount
Water 78.66 g
Ash 2.26 g
Alcohol 0.00 g
Caffeine 0.00 mg
Theobromine 0.00 mg
Resveratrol - mg
Phytoalbumin - mg
Chlorogenic Acid - mg

The "-" means insufficient data.

% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet or refer to the Dietary Reference Intakes for a specific life stage.


Reference(s):

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, Current Release.

National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements. Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets. Accessed from https://ods.od.nih.gov/.