Do you know what Goya looks like? Or should we say bitter melon? Finish reading this article and learn more about its benefits.
Goya is a veggie native to tropical countries. Its firm and bumpy surface covers the flesh that tastes like a mix of cucumber and under-ripened melon. Goya is also used in Japan. This veggie may taste bitter at first, but once you get used to this taste you will deal with a new addiction.
Goya likes humid and hot climate, and usually grows in South America and Asia. The bitter melon is also used as a traditional remedy in China, India, Asia and southeastern areas of the US. Its season starts in July and ends in November. According to experts, Goya is packed with folate, vitamin C and Vitamin B. It is packed with flavonoids, molecules with strong antioxidant power.
Dr. Frank Shallenberger M.D. first discovered the great effects of bitter melon. He has specialized in Anti-Aging treatments and Alternative Medicine at the Nevada Center of Alternative & Anti-Aging Medicine. The doctor suggests that his patient use natural remedies to treat their ailment. According to him, Goya inhibits cancer growth. Studies have shown that a 5% solution of bitter melon juice can destroy pancreatic cancer cells.
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