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Control Your Diabetes with This Magical Vegetable!!!! Get the Full Recipe Here

Tooba Maher
Tooba Maher
Karela diabetes
Karela diabetes

If you are suffering from diabetes then we will tell you about a magical recipe or dish that will help you to get rid of this disease. Most of us don’t like Bitter Gourd or karela for its bitter taste…Isn’t It? That’s because we don’t know how beneficial it is for our health. Despite its repulsive taste, bitter gourd has many health benefits that many of us don’t know.  

Diabetics have always been recommended to include Karela dish in their diet. Its properties help in regulating blood pressure levels. Adding to it, this food also helps in quick weight loss. As per the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 100 grams of bitter gourd has around 602 grams potassium, 34 calories, 7 grams carbohydrates and 3.6 grams proteins.

Complete Health Benefits of Karela in a Diabetic Diet:  

1. Polypeptide-p or p-insulin (plant-based insulin) is found in bitter gourd. It helps in lowering down high blood sugar level. According to a study published in the Journal of Chemistry & Biology, bitter gourd improves glycemic control. Karela is also rich in potassium and sucks out excessive sodium in the body when ingested.

2. Interestingly, Karela is also a low-fat, low-calorie and low-carb food requisites for fast and effective weight loss.

3. The anti-inflammatory properties of karela help in maintaining cholesterol levels and maintaining good heart health.

4. It is good for skin and hair: taking karela can help you get rid of acne, blemishes and skin infections. Thus, gives you a healthy and glowing skin.


Karela juice
Karela juice

5. Karela juice acts as a blood purifier: The antimicrobial and antioxidant properties present in karela juice help in treating skin problems, blood disorders, removing toxins from the blood and purifyingit. It also helps in improving blood circulation and cures issues like rashes, acne, psoriasis, blood boils. It hinders the growth of cancerous cells in the body. 

6. Weight loss: Eating or drinking karela juice stimulates the liver to secrete bile acids that are necessary for metabolising fat in the body. Also, 100g serving of bitter gourd contains just 17 calories making it a great option for fitness enthusiasts.

7. Improves Immunity: Karela is an extremely rich source of vitamin C. It helps to boost immunity and has powerful antiviral property, which stimulates the immune system and also aids in digestion.

Karela Dish: 

The person cooking Karela must cook it carefully. Aamchoori Kareley is a tangy dish made with a number of spices like ginger (adrak) fenugreek (methi) and fennel seeds (saunf). This curry is cooked in mustard oil. It is highly beneficial oil for combating diabetes possessing an optimum ratio of Omega 6 and Omega 3 fatty acids. Mustard oil is free of cholesterol and unhealthy trans-fats, which makes it the ideal oil for diabetics and heart patients.

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