Nutritional Value of Bitter Gourd

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Nutritional Value of Bitter Gourd


[TABLE="width: 500, align: center"]
[TR]
[TD]Nutrients[/TD]
[TD]Nutrient Value (For 100 Gram)[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Energy[/TD]
[TD]17 Kcal[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Carbohydrates[/TD]
[TD]3.70 g[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Protein[/TD]
[TD]1.00 g[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Total Fat[/TD]
[TD]0.17 g[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Cholesterol[/TD]
[TD]0 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Dietary Fiber[/TD]
[TD]2.80 g[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Vitamins[/TD]
[TD][/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Folates[/TD]
[TD]72 µg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Niacin[/TD]
[TD]0.400 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Pantothenic acid[/TD]
[TD]0.212 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Pyridoxine[/TD]
[TD]0.043 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Riboflavin[/TD]
[TD]0.040 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Thiamin[/TD]
[TD]0.040 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Vitamin A[/TD]
[TD]471 IU[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Vitamin C[/TD]
[TD]84 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Electrolytes[/TD]
[TD][/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Sodium[/TD]
[TD]5 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Potassium[/TD]
[TD]296 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Minerals[/TD]
[TD][/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Calcium[/TD]
[TD]19 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Copper[/TD]
[TD]0.034 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Iron[/TD]
[TD]0.43 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Magnesium[/TD]
[TD]17 mg[/TD]
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[TR]
[TD]Manganese[/TD]
[TD]0.089 mg[/TD]
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[TR]
[TD]Zinc[/TD]
[TD]0.80 mg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Phyto-nutrients[/TD]
[TD][/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Carotene-ß[/TD]
[TD]190 µg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Carotene-α [/TD]
[TD]185 µg[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Lutein-zeaxanthin[/TD]
[TD]170 µg[/TD]
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[/TABLE]

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Dear Parasakthi, because this vegetable is bitter in nature we are all avoiding these. your thread has given us motivational information to go and use this vegetable in our day to day food. thanks
 

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Dear Parasakthi, because this vegetable is bitter in nature we are all avoiding these. your thread has given us motivational information to go and use this vegetable in our day to day food. thanks
Ya sumitra, At first Me too didnt like to eat bitter gourd because of its taste... But, From a year before, my cousin cooked this bitter gourd gravy and gave me to taste. After that i started to include bitter gourd in my diet
 

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