Eggplant: Rich in Vitamin P, increase blood vessel elasticity
Keywords for lowering blood pressure
The daily recommended amount:
Eat 100 grams of Bitter melon (bitter gourd) every day
Calories in Bitter melon (Per 100g)
Principle of lowering blood pressure
Bitter melon is rich in Potassium, can limit the inflow of sodium, promote the excretion of sodium from the urine, thereby lowering blood pressure. In addition, the bitter melon contains alkaloids quinine, the quinine have diuresis effect.
Have a therapeutic effect on diabetes and cancer prevention
Bitter melon contains charantin, the charantin is similar to insulin, can play a role in reducing blood sugar. In these years, it has been proved that bitter melon has many components which have various medical functions, such as decreasing blood sugar, anti tumor, enhancing immunity and so on.
Best food match:
Serve with eggplant, can decrease blood glucose levels and protect cardiovascular and cerebral blood vessels.
Do's and Dont's:
Hypertension (High blood pressure), diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia (High blood fat) patients
Maybe many people don't like the bitter taste of bitter melon, cut the bitter melon into pieces, put them in the boiling water for a while, this will help to reduce their bitterness.
Recipe for lowering blood pressure
Stir-Fried Bitter melon (for two person)
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