Drumsticks, something that Indians are proud of!

A study conducted by Indira College of nursing, Tiruchirapalli, deliberated that drumsticks or Moringa oleifera have become an auspicious food for developing countries to prevent anaemia and malnutrition. Moringa is one of the superfoods that has been a part of the camaraderie of the Indian curries for the longest. The Scrumptious Sambhar or Avail, or any meat curry, soups, pickles etc., drumstick purifies its matchless savour to the dishes. The name Moringa is derived from the Tamil word “murungai” meaning a twisted pod.

Nutrient breakdown:

  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Vitamin B6: 19% of the RDA
  • Vitamin C: 12% of the RDA
  • Iron: 11% of the RDA
  • Riboflavin (B2): 11% of the RDA
  • Vitamin A (from beta-carotene): 9% of the RDA
  • Magnesium: 8% of the RDA

Also, Moringa or drumsticks are extremely rich in antioxidants like Quercetin, Polyphenols, Carotenoids and Chlorogenic acid. In a survey study conducted by the department of foods and nutrition, the DDL (dehydrated drumstick leaf tablets) was given to a sample of 35 subjects with the condition of hyperlipidemia for 50 days. The results concluded that the DDL had an overall positive impact on the lipid profiles. The Moringa leaves are also used as preservatives as they reduce the oxidation of meat.

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Impact on breast milk production and breast health:

Moringa oleifera leaves increase breast milk capacity from the third postpartum day to the fifth among mothers who delivered premature infants. In most parts of the Philippines, women consume Moringa leaves mixed in chicken or shellfish soups to improve breast milk production and quality. Persistent consumption of drumstick and its leaves diminutions the probability of creating cancer by 80% and it has been testified that females who are victims of breast cancer recover fast from this sickness. It is also used by teenagers to control sebum production and thus control acne.

Extremely beneficial for diabetes:

  • A crew led by Prof. Ramanathan Sowdhamini from the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru scrutinized the genes on complementary DNA (cDNA) of all the five tissues of Moringa.
  • Moringine is a compound that was found in the plant. It is anti-diabetic in nature and thus hastens insulin secretion in the body. It also helps in lipid metabolism.
  • Numerous studies disclose that the plant compound isothiocyanates in Moringa are heaped with medicinal properties that help in reducing weight, refining glucose tolerance and regulating blood sugar levels.

betaMG has been providing such rounded solutions to develop proprietary herbs using such super-plants. These comprehensive food solutions and plant-based alternatives act as a practical way of tackling food cravings and not compromising on health. Well, the food solutions are considered to tap all the nutrients of the plants and herbs and are also pocket friendly. Our products are 40 per cent lower than the market price and are certified by clinical studies. Besides that, our products have an extremely low carbon footprint and help in the empowerment of farmers’ livelihoods.


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