Monday, 10 June 2019

Health Benefits Of Sponge Gourd :

Sponge Gourd slice isolated on white background                           Luffa Fruit[Towel Gourd] is used in cooking as well as to treat various health problems.Its plant all parts possess the medicinal properties.

                           Health Benefits Of Sponge Gourd :-
1. Cardiovascular Benefits :- Sponge Gourd has vitamin B5 IN 900 MG WHICH HELPS TO REDUCE CHOLESTEROL AS WELL AS TRIGLYCERIDES that reduce the chances of cardiovascular diseases.900 dose is the higher amount so one should consult the doctor before taking it.
2. Prevent Eye Disease ;- Sponge Gourd contains vitamin A thereby a rich food Luffa fruit in daily diet may help to reduce eye diseases.

3. Prevent Muscle Pain :- Sponge Gourd has Potassium that balances the fluid levels and helps to relax muscles.The low presence of potassium leads to the muscle cramps,spasms and pain.It assists to break down the protein and carbs on which the muscle depends for the repair and energy.. 4.Prevent Diabetes :- Sponge Gourd has Manganese which is essential for the production of digestive enzymes which is responsible for a process called gluconeogenesis.The Manganese promoted the secretion of insulin,reduce the lipid peroxidation and enhance the mitochondrial function.
5. Treat Anemia :- Sponge Gourd has vitamin B6 which is essential to produce Hemoglobin in blood that helps to transport the oxygen to the cells and mobilizes iron.Vitamin B6 in adequate amount reduces the symptoms of Anemia and prevents its occurring.
6. Reduce Arthritis :- Sponge Gourd has Copper that provides anti-inflammatory properties which soothe stiffness and pain related with arthritis.
7. Migraine Headaches :- The in adequate amount of Magnesium assists to balance the neurotransmitters in the body.Neurotherapeutics showed that the dose of 300 mg of Magnesium lowers the recurrence of migraine headaches.
8. Skin Health :- High intake of vitamin C can reduce the skin dryness,wrinkles,slows down the aging process.Vitamin C is essential for the production of protein to form tendons,skin,blood vessels and ligaments.It assists in the healing proces of wound and forms a scar tissue.
9. Type 2 Diabetes :- The food which is rich in Magnesium helps to reduce the chances of type 2 diabetes because Magnesium is essential for glucose metabolism.Dose of 100 mg of magnesium in a day reduces the chances of diabetes by 15%.
10. Brain Function :- The brain results to poor memory,apathy and decrease productivity in the absence of iron as the brain won't receive oxygen.The deficiency of iron leads to restless,irritation and inattentive.

                                              Tips To Eat :
The flowers,buds and young fruits are consumed as okra or squash after cooking.The fruit could be either sauteed in a little oil or sliced in a stir fry.The flowers could be added to salads.In stir fried dishes and soups.The fruit could be added as an ingredient.The skin could be used to make chutneys.It could be stir fried or used in curry as a vegetable.

                                               CAUTIONS :
Breast feeding and Pregnant women should consume it in food amounts and the excessive intake of Luffa Fruit should be avoided.

0 comments:

Post a Comment