Bitter Gourd Juice

Written by Sneha Edited by Abigail Fewel, MS, RD, LDN

Bitter gourd juice may not be the tastiest juice on the block nor for the faint of heart, but if you can stomach a shot of this juice, here are 7 health benefits to expect.

Bitter gourd is packed with antioxidants that can neutralize free radicals. In fact, a study shows that bitter gourd extract induced the spontaneous death of cancer cells.

It has powerful antioxidants

Bitter gourd is packed with vitamin A and C, which helps bone health, eyesight, and immune system. It also has a lot of essential minerals like calcium, folate, iron.

Rich in Vitamins & Minerals.

Although clinical trials are limited, people with diabetes use bitter gourd as a complementary and alternative treatment due to its hypoglycemic effects.

May help maintain your sugar levels.

Studies suggest that bitter gourd reduces LDL and reduces serum triglycerides, both of which are responsible for the formation of atherosclerosis, a condition that leads to heart disease.

May protect the heart

The vitamin C content in this fruit is essential for the formation of collagen, a compound that preserves the skin's elasticity and keeps the skin free of wrinkles. 

May Be Good For Skin

According to one study, the antioxidants in bitter gourd can help reduce inflammation, maintain liver enzymes and prevent necrosis and other liver damage.

Improves liver Function

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