Bitter melon is also known as momordica charantia, bitter gourd or ampalaya. It has an oblong shape and a warty looking vegetable fruit, the flesh is crunchy and watery.
During my younger years I often do not like the taste and the idea of eating bitter melon recipe, but as time goes by, I learned to love, eat and appreciate this fruit vegetable! According to our health food source, below are the health benefits that you can get from bitter melon!
- Contain vitamins A, B1, B2 and vitamin C.
- Helps prevent type 2 diabetes by increasing the insulin sensitivity thus lowering elevated blood sugar levels.
- Contain minerals like calcium, phosphorus, iron, copper and potassium.
- It helps purify blood tissue, enhances digestion and stimulates the liver.
Disclaimer: The list shown above is merely for information purposes only. If you need a medical advice, you should consult a doctor or other appropriate medical professional.