Bitter gourd is a rich source of vitamins and minerals. It contains iron, magnesium, potassium, and vitamins like A and C. It contains twice the calcium of spinach and beta-carotene of broccoli. Various anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds are present in bitter gourd.
It also helps in lowering the bad cholesterol levels, thus reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. That’s not all. It strengthens the immune system, improves respiratory health, boosts skin health and contains anti-aging properties. you can find more benefits here 24 Amazing Benefits Of Bitter Gourd/Bitter Melon For Skin, Hair, And Health
How to consume bitter gourd
Bitter gourd can be consumed in vegetable form, juice, or can be made in a smoothie by adding apples and spinach to it. Most commonly bitter melon is stir-fried or used in soups.