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VEGETABLES ..i dont like eating karela ..any good reason to eat them plz ?

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Asked by commonsense, 28 May '10 11:47 pm
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BITTER GOURD (BOILED, DRAINED, NO SALT)
NUTRITIONAL VALUE PER 100 G
ENERGY
79 KJ (19 KCAL)
CARBOHYDRATES
4.32 G
SUGARS 1.95 G
DIETARY FIBER
2.0 G
FAT ...more
Answered by Josna, 29 May '10 09:45 am

 
  
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I'm with you commonsense on this..even I don't like eating karela because of it's bitter taste..no matter whatever way you cook it it's bitter taste doesn't go from my mind so I can't relish that dish...as many members said it definitely has many medically proven benefits for health...that's the case with most of the vegetables that we eat...but our brain doesn't go with list of medical benefits of a vegetables rather it goes by which is more tastier...naturally those things that do good to us are not palpable and those that do least good to us are highly delicious...it's nature man...that's how we live..struggling against our own nature...
Answered by Jafar Basha, 29 May '10 01:18 am

 
  
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It's good for blood purification as per unani medicine
Answered by yusuf syed, 29 May '10 01:15 am

 
  
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Apart from the nutritional benefits and lowering of sugar levels in diabetics, Karela is delicious when cooked properly i.e. 'dry' with no gravy. With rice, karela makes a very satisfying meal.
Answered by QueSera Sera, 28 May '10 11:59 pm

 
  
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Here are the delicacies that you can enjoy this season: Bitter gourd (karela) Yes! Seriously. It is widely known that 1 teaspoon raw juice of bitter ... . With the abundance of produce in season during the summer, it is a perfect opportunity to eat well and light at the same time .Benefits of Karela in treating diabetes are many as it helps to regulate the blood sugar level and also help the body to function normally. Karela is known to be quite effective in treating diabetes. Eating Karela in diabetes helps to keep the disease under control by keeping the glucose level low in both the urine and blood.Karela is also known as bitter melon or Momordica Charantia. This wonder herb grows well in places which are damp and wet. Bitter guard is very sour in taste and hence is disliked by most of the people. There are two types of bitter gourds. One is small with dark green skin. It grows to 2-4 inches; it is regarded as better and more effective in treating diabetes. The second type is a litt ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 29 May '10 12:51 am

 
  
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Nutrition Benefits of Eating Bitter Gourd
Bitter gourd has been associated with lowering sugar levels in people suffering from diabetes.
Bitter gourd is said to be helpful in fighting against cancer and a number of infections.
Bitter gourd has been known to provide relief from constipation and is also effective in the treatment of psoriasis.
Bitter gourd helps in improving circulation and in turn, generates slimming effects on the body.
Regular consumption of bitter gourd has been associated with prevention as well as treatment of hypertension.
Bitter gourd is believed to be helpful in preventing eye complications, apart from treating neuritis.
The juice of the leaf of bitter gourd plant has been found to be beneficial in the treatment of alcoholism.
The essential vitamins and minerals present in bitter gourd help in treating defective metabolism of carbohydrates.
The bitter tonic properties of bitter gourd have made it effective as a blood purifier.
Answered by parul advani, 28 May '10 11:53 pm

 
  
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It's good for lowering blood sugar. It's loaded with vitamins and minerals, it is a good blood purifier.
Answered by nargis bhambi, 28 May '10 11:53 pm

 
  
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Me khati hu Qki meri mummy to bhot achcha banate h ise
Answered by Anita, 01 Aug '11 03:32 pm

 
  
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It is considered to have values
Answered by anil garg, 01 Aug '11 03:30 pm

 
  
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Bitter gourd is a tropical vegetable, which is cultivated mainly in the Asian and African countries. It is also known by the name of Karela and has a rough, warty skin. As the name suggests, the vegetable is bitter in taste and has a skin that is dark green in color. Bitter gourd has been found to have great medicinal value. In fact, it is said to have antidotal, antipyretic tonic, appetizing, stomachic, antibilious and laxative properties. This is the main reason why the vegetable is used in a number of native medicines of Asia and Africa. Given below is information of the health benefits and nutritional value of bitter gourd.

Nutritional Value of Bitter Gourd
100 grams of bitter gourd comprises of the following nutrients:
Calcium - 19 mg
Copper - 0.034 mg
Dietary Fiber - 3 g
Dietary Folate Equivalents - 72 mcg
Folate - 72 mcg
Food Folate - 5.6 mcg ...more
Answered by Prashant, 29 May '10 12:56 pm

 
  
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