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Benefits of Bitter Gourd

April 16, 2012  by: Dr. Simran Kaur  Points: 8   Category: Health  Earning $0.20   Views: 1128

Bitter gourd is very good for diabetic patients as it helps in lowering their blood glucose level and not only that it also help in preventing high blood cholesterol level.


Bitter gourd is one of the green vegetable which is full of nutritive elements. It is of two types, one type has round edges at the end whereas second type has pointed end at the end. Bitter gourd is very beneficial for health and has lot of health benefits.

The benefits of bitter gourd for health are as follow-

1. Bitter gourd is very good for diabetic patients as it helps in lowering their blood glucose level and not only that it also help in preventing high blood cholesterol level.

2. Bitter gourd is folate rich green vegetable, therefore is very good for patients suffering from chronic vitamin B9 deficiency and people with history of iron deficiency anemia.

3. Bitter gourd also contains good amount of pantothenic acid, pyridoxamine, vitamin A, vitamin C and thiamine which play a very important role in improving and maintaining good health.

4. Bitter gourd contains good amount of roughage, therefore very good and healthy food option to prevent digestive problems and also proves very healthy food option to lose weight in healthy way.

5. Bitter gourd is a good source of iron and supplements all your need of iron at one place in this vegetable along with other essential nutritive elements.

6. Bitter gourd juice is usually recommended to diabetic patients to treat diabetes and as it contains antioxidants in good amount therefore helps a lot in preventing various degenerative diseases like cancer, peptic ulcer, stomach cancer, etc.

Author: Joina        
Posted Date: 04/17/2012    Points:3    

Bitter guard is the best vegetable for controlling diabetics. Drinking bitter-guard juice daily can reduce the extra glucose level from blood. If one can drink this juice daily, there is no need to take tablets and doctor. An arishtom (ayurvedic medicine) of bitter guard is now available in medical stores which is best for controlling sugar level.
Author: Dr. Simran Kaur        
Posted Date: 04/27/2012    Points:2    

Right said natural elements, whether its from fruits or vegetables has always proven to be very beneficial for health in preventing as well treating diseases.

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