Are you familiar with this vegetable? It is a tropical vine that belongs to the gourd family and is closely related to zucchini, squash, pumpkin, and cucumber. It is also a staple in Asian cuisine.

Like other vegetables, it is also packed with many health benefits for you and your family.

Benefits of Bitter Gourd

It is known that it is a rich source of antioxidants flavonoids and other polyphenol compounds that reduces the risks of many chronic illnesses.

Below are the Vitamins and Minerals that are found in Bitter Gourd.

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Thiamine (B1)
  • Riboflavin (B2)
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Folate (B9)
  • Potassium
  • Zinc
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium

How to add this vegetable to your family’s menu? Head to Lotus Market! Our Indian grocery store sells this vitamin-packed vegetable. We are located right behind Lotus Cuisine of India at 805 5th Ave San Rafael in downtown San Rafael. Free parking is available too.

Lotus Market - Storefront