Lose your Belly Fat with Bottle Gourd

Lose your Belly Fat with Bottle Gourd
Bottle gourd is an often recommended nutritional guard of your body. When it comes to our veggies, parents always advice us on eating green vegetables it contains a lot of proteins. One of the green vegetable which we would like to advice you upon is the bottle gourd. In North India the bottle gourd is known as lauki, kadhu, calabash, ghiya etc. This veggie contains vitamin A, C, niacin, folates, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and a few minerals in trace amounts.
 
1.It makes an ideal vegetable for the hypertensive with high potassium levels.
2.It is good for people with digestive trouble with its rich fiber and water content. The best thing about these green vegetables is that it contains around 92% of water.
3.Trouble sleeping? If yes, try consuming this green vegetable for dinner bottle gourd benefits those who suffer from insomnia.
4.With all these benefits, it is low in calories and fat making it an ideal vegetable for those with high lipids and obesity.
5.Cooked bottle gourd is anti-bilious. It makes one relax after eating.
6.Bottle gourd prevents excessive loss of sodium, quenches thirst and helps in preventing fatigue.
 
Did you know? 
It is of vital importance that people check the bottle gourd before drinking it juice. If it’s bitter, it carries a highly toxic compound called Tetra cyclic cucurbitacin’s that can cause serious side effects and even death. 
 
Nutritive value per 100 gm:
 
Calories-14kcal
Fat – 0g
Carbs-3.4g
Protein- 0.3g

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