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Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Bitter Gourd or Karela

Jyoti Bisht
Jyoti Bisht

The least favorites vegetable has the maximum health benefits in it. Due to the bitter taste people often avoid this vegetable. Nevertheless, you need to stock up your kitchen with this vegetable. It will give you the infinitive health benefits as it contains various sources. It is rich in folate, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, vitamin B1, B2, B3. Bitter gourd is also rich in high dietary fiber.

Here are the health benefits of Bitter Gourd:


Karela helps diabetic patients in reducing blood glucose levels. It can be taken in both cases of diabetes which are Type 1 & Type 2. If a person eats karela then there are certain chances of less dosage of medicines.  

Skin and Hair:

Everyone wants clear skin with healthy hair. This simple tip will give you young skin with healthy hair. It fights with acne, reduces aging and treats itching as well. Karela juice makes our hair dandruff free and stops hair loss & split ends. It also cures several skin infections such as psoriasis, ringworm, and itching.

Liver Cleanser

Consuming it is the best way to detoxify your liver as it is liver friendly without any side effects. Limited use of this vegetable will give you amazing results.

Good for Digestion:

Many of us suffer an upset stomach or slow metabolism which causes constipation. Not to worry, karela will help you to get rid of this problem. Bitter gourd is full of fiber which settles the bowel movement without bloating and pain.

Prevents heart problems:

If you are a patient of heart then karela in your diet will reduce the chance of cardiac arrest. The fiber in karela helps to unclog the arteries. This also balances the cholesterol level.

Weight loss:

Bitter gourd stops to store fat in the body as it is low in calories. The rich-fiber in karela helps you in weight loss by improving your metabolism.

Purifies Blood:

Bitter gourd is a complete package of vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants. If you want to avoid the skin, hair and cancer problems then eat karela once in a week. This vegetable helps in purifying the blood and improves blood circulation.

Good for Eyes:

If you want a clear vision for your life then start eating this beneficial vegetable. It prevents dark circles and gives you a bright vision. Bitter gourd is rich in vitamin A which prevents cataract. You will also have a brighten eyesight in your old age.

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