Although the moringa plant has been used as a natural medicine for centuries in places such as India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, it has only become popular in the West in recent years—and it’s on track to reach true “it” ingredient status this year. Moringa is rich in vitamins C and A, magnesium, potassium, and antioxidants. It’s commonly enjoyed as a sweet, earthy tea with energy-enhancing effects. Look for it at your local natural health retailer.
In the meantime, don’t forget about these three everyday superfoods. They may not be exciting, but they’re packed with nutrients (and probably already hiding somewhere in your kitchen!).