Nutritional deficiency is a major concern in developing countries, resulting in serious
health consequences like mental and physical growth retardation. Moringa oleifera (Moringa), a
nutritious plant growing in tropical regions of developing countries, is a candidate for overcoming
nutritional deficiency. Moringa leaves are rich in protein including sulphur containing amino acids.
It contains high amounts of vitamin C than oranges, a higher concentration of vitamin A than carrots,
higher calcium content than milk and more potassium than bananas. Moreover, there is 9
times more iron in moringa than spinach and 4 times more fiber than oats. This review enlightens
and explores the nutritional diversification of Moringa oleifera and other benefits which make it a
better choice to use in our daily diet to combat malnutrition.