This Little-Known Superfood Is the New Matcha

If we’re playing a game of word association, what do you think of when you hear the word superfood? Chances are you think kale—which is totally understandable, since it’s arguably the HBIC of the health food movement. But what if we told you that wellness and beauty experts alike are touting a new plant as an even better alternative to everyone’s favorite leafy green?

That would be moringa—and given how much buzz it’s gotten lately, it may already be on your radar. But unlike many trendy superfoods that come and go, moringa’s hype is warranted, which gives the plant major staying power. Similar in looks and taste to matcha, it boasts a nutritional profile that’s simply off the charts.

So how and why should you include moringa in your daily routine? Keep reading to find out the specifics.

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