How Karela Juice Works Like Medicine

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Most of us hate karela or bitter gourd. The reason is its taste. It tastes bitter. And its juice? None of us would fall in love with it. But wait! Don't ignore it if you want a healthy life!

Karela contains vitamin C, B1, B2, B3, minerals like potassium, zinc, manganese and also phytonutrients like vicine, charadin, momordin and carotenoids.

Also Read : Here Are Ten Health Benefits Of Bitter Gourd

What do these nutrients do to your body? Read on to know its benefits. But wait; drinking too much of karela juice may cause diarrhea. Drink it moderately...

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Liver

There is a compound known as momordica present in karela juice. It is said to protect the liver and boost its function.

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Hangover

If you wake up with hangover, try drinking a cup of karela juice. It reduces the intoxication and clears the toxins through moving your bowels.

Also Read : Here Is What Happens When You Consume Bitter Melon Regularly

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Eyes

Karela juice also prevents eye problems like
cataract.

The vitamin A and beta carotene present in it are good for eyes.

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Cholesterol

Drinking this juice regularly can also reduce bad cholesterol levels. Also, it contains anti-inflammatory properties which can reduce inflammation in the body.

Also Read : Check Out The Side Effects Of Consuming Bitter Gourd Juice During Pregnancy

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Blood Sugar Levels

Karela juice is said to help in lowering blood sugar levels. It can help in preventing type 2 diabetes.

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Immunity

It strengthens your immunity by combating bacteria and viruses. The antioxidants in it also prevent free radical damage.

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Weght Loss

It is low in calories and controls cravings by keeping you full. This way, it can be a good weight loss measure.

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Story first published: Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 16:14 [IST]
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