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International Journal of Agriculture and Nutrition

Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part A (2024)

Nutritional and therapeutic benefits of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.)

Author(s):

Marie Martin

Abstract:

Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.), commonly known as bitter melon, is a tropical and subtropical vine belonging to the family Cucurbitaceae. It is widely consumed for its distinctive bitter taste and is revered for its nutritional and medicinal properties. This paper reviews the nutritional composition and therapeutic benefits of bitter gourd, highlighting its potential role in managing various health conditions, including diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases. The paper also discusses the bioactive compounds responsible for these health benefits and the mechanisms through which they exert their effects.

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International Journal of Agriculture and Nutrition
How to cite this article:
Marie Martin. Nutritional and therapeutic benefits of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.). Int. J. Agric. Nutr. 2024;6(2):01-03. DOI: 10.33545/26646064.2024.v6.i2a.170