Benefits of Bitter Gourd

Watch our latest video to learn about the many nutritional benefits of the most underrated vegetable Bitter Gourd.

Bitter gourd, called Karela in Hindi, is a highly nutritious vegetable. It has a lot of healthy and essential nutrients. Bitter gourd can be consumed in the form of juice, fried chips, pickles and more. You may hate this vegetable because of its bitter taste but including this vegetable in your regular diet can have important health benefits. Let me tell you. 

  1. Lowers Blood Sugar Levels

Several recent studies have confirmed that bitter gourd helps in lowering the blood sugar level. Consumption of bitter gourd is especially recommended for diabetes patients.

  1. Aids in Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight, then bitter gourd is the perfect addition to your diet because it is low in calories but it has high quantities of fiber. A good amount of fiber in any food item means it will keep you full for a longer time and reduce your hunger. 

  1. Protects cells from damage

Bitter gourds that protect your cells from damage, help in multiplication of the immune cells and white blood cells. These cells can strengthen the immune system against diseases and allergies.

Bitter gourd is also rich in Vitamin C, which helps in disease prevention, bone formation, and wound healing.

  1.  Purify the body

Bitter gourd helps in the removal of toxins from liver and blood. This helps to prevent illness and keeps the body healthy. 

  1.  Reduces cholesterol

High cholesterol can increase the chances of heart attack, stroke and other heart related problems. But, bitter gourd reduces cholesterol levels. 

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