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Bitter gourd is a common vegetable in life, but it tastes bitter. Many people don't like it. But you don't know that there are many benefits of eating bitter gourd, especially suitable for summer. Why do you say that, let's take a look next.
1. To clear away the heat
The weather in summer is very hot, the temperature is high, people will become very irritable, coupled with a lot of sweating, at this time, we might as well eat some bitter gourd, because bitter gourd has the effect of clearing heat and relieving heat.
2. Treat prickly heat and mosquito bites
There are a lot of mosquitoes in summer, and the weather is hot, easy to produce prickly heat. We can say that bitter gourd is cut into slices and then applied to the area with prickly heat, and then wiped for a while. If it is wiped twice a day, it can treat the prickly heat well.
There are also many mosquitoes. Small packets will appear after being bitten, and some packets will contain water. Bitter gourd can effectively treat mosquito bites because it promotes wound healing and relieves itching.
3. Promote diet
In the hot summer, our appetite is very poor. Many people are reluctant to eat, but bitter gourd contains bitter gourd and bitterness, which can enhance appetite. So in summer we can eat more bitter gourd to appetite and promote diet.
4. Nourish blood and nourish liver
Bitter melon is bitter in taste, cold in nature when raw, and warm in nature when ripe. Raw food clears heat and relieves fire, relieves heat and trouble; cooked food nourishes the blood and nourishes the liver, nourishes the spleen and kidneys, can eliminate evil and heat, relieve fatigue, clear the mind and eyesight, invigorate qi and strengthen yang.
5. Lower blood sugar
Modern scientists have extracted some insulin-like substances from bitter gourd. These substances can well reduce blood sugar levels after entering the body. For many diabetics, it helps to control blood sugar and is an ideal food for diabetics.
6. Effectively reduce body fat and lose weight
Bitter gourd contains high-energy fat-clearing ingredients, which are effective for weight loss. If we eat regularly, it can reduce body fat.
The best way to eat it is to squeeze the bitter gourd into juice, so that it can be absorbed by the body as much as possible. If you feel it is too bitter, you can add some honey.