Bitter gourd is low in calories. 100 grams of bitter gourd gives about 19 calories of energy.
3.5 grams of carbohydrates and 2.4 grams of fibre are present in 100 grams of
Bitter gourd while contains only 150 mg of fats and 930 mg of proteins.
It also has a high water content of 87 grams.
Bitter gourd is rich in vitamin A and vitamin C.
Minerals like potassium, folate,
zinc and iron are also present in Bitter gourd
Antioxidants like catechin, gallic acid, epicatechin, and chlorogenic acid
are obtained from Bitter gourd, which helps to keep us free from many diseases.