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
- Thiamine (B1)
- Riboflavin (B2)
- Niacin (B3)
- Folate (B9)
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.