Senior Citizens

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People are considered old because of certain changes in their activities or social roles or when they begin to do less or different work — retirement. Aging also affects our social environment. Symptoms of Old age includes wrinkles and liver spots on the skin, hair loss , lessened hearing , worse eyesight, slower reaction times and agility, reduced ability to think clearly, difficulty recalling memories, greater susceptibility to bone diseases such as osteoarthritis. Elderly people tend to have lower body temperatures and infections that would cause fever. Elderly pneumonia sufferers may present with symptoms such as rapid breathing, reduced appetite and reduced functioning. Elderly urinary tract infection sufferers may present with incontinence, confusion and may suffer from falls. To get rid of these symptoms they should take all the nutrients.

Moringa is rich in vitamins to the extent that it is one of the richest plant sources of Vitamins. Moringa has Vitamin A (Beta Carotene), Vitamin B1 (Thiamine), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Vitamin B6 Pyrodixine), Vitamin B7 (Biotin), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol), Vitamin E (Tocopherol) and Vitamin K. Vitamin A is needed to prevent night blindness, promotes healthy skin, and fights infections. Vitamin C is needed to maintain healthy gums, assists in healing wounds, and helps the body use iron. Vitamin E will protect your body against free radical damage to cells. Calcium and Vitamin D are essential to maintain strong bones and teeth.

The list of Minerals present in Moringa is abundant and few of the main minerals include Calcium, Copper, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese and Zinc. Calcium is one of the most important minerals for the growth, maintenance, and reproduction of the human body. Blood coagulation, transmission of nerve impulses, muscle contraction and relaxation, normal heart beat, stimulation of hormone secretion, activation of enzyme reactions, as well as other functions, all require small amounts of calcium. After age 50, more calcium or 1,200 milligrams are needed to prevent a disease called osteoporosis. As you age, minerals in your bones are lost and bones may get thinner.

Moringa contains all the essential minerals needed for maintaining strong bones and physic. As chronological age increases the individuals are prone to develop many diseases.  Antioxidants protect us from cell damage and may reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease, and may slow down the aging process. Moringa contains 46 antioxidants which will prevent the cell damage. Various nutrients, which may be missing in the routine diet, can be taken by help of different supplements available in the market. But good nutrition in the later years still can help lessen the effects of diseases prevalent among older or improve the quality of life in people who have such diseases.

Moringa is the richest source of Calcium from a plant material and Moringa has 17 times more Calcium than that of milk, helps to prevent the occurrence of osteoporosis during old age and strengthen the bones of the young and middle age people. Moringa, with 25 times more Iron than that of Spinach, helps in the formation of hemoglobin and myoglobin, which carry the oxygen in the blood and the muscle. Iron also makes up part of many proteins and enzymes in the body and deficiency of which leads to the weakening of the immune system, helps in improving the mental ability as the oxygen supply to the brain increases.

Moringa with 15 times the potassium in Banana assists in the regulation of the acid-base and water balance in the blood and the body tissues. Body proteins are constantly being made and used during your lifetime to maintain cell and organ functions. Adequate protein intake and protein reserves are important for older adults, especially during periods of emotional and physical stresses. Protein helps to prevent muscle loss. As the richest source of Calcium and Potassium it helps in the reducing the blood pressure. It assists in protein synthesis from amino acids and in carbohydrate metabolism. Moringa capsules are the best natural supplement which provides all the necessary nutrients needed by the body.