Karela Jamun or Karela Vinegar: What should you have?
Are you lost on what to consume?
Let’s understand the difference between the two.
Karela or Bitter-gourd or Bitter Melon belongs to the family of melons and grounds. Not many people are fond of this veggie fruit even though it is called the powerhouse of nutrients and benefits.
- Karela has twice the quantity of iron than broccoli.
- It has more potassium than a bananas
- It has more calcium than spinach.
So now you know why it is a power house.
Jamun, or Indian blackberry or Black plum is used majorly in Ayurveda.
- It is rich in carbohydrates, calcium, potassium and phosphorus.
- It helps in diabetes as it helps reduce blood sugar.
Karela & Jamun, helps in;
Karela & Jamun possess a chemical combination of peptides, saponins and alkaloids. These help aid insulin secretion and prevent frequent blood glucose spikes and drops.
Jamun present in this mix being low in calories helps regulate metabolism by converting starch into sugar, and thus controlling blood sugar.
Karela and Jamun both contain antioxidant properties. When combined, they turn work to enhance the body’s defence mechanism. They help combat disease causing free radicals. This is essential for the heart, liver and kidney.
This concoction helps facilitate healthy digestion. It protects the gut from worms and parasites and ensures growth of healthy bacteria. The flavonoids present in Jamun accelerates healing of ulcers and helps soothe the digestive tracts.
Vinegar, is a source of antioxidants and defends the system against oxidative stress. Apple Cider VInegar or ACV, is a type of vinegar made from cider.
The concoction of ACV and Karela helps reduce the bitterness of Karela while keeping the benefits intact.
- It helps reduce blood glucose levels.
- It cleanses the liver
- It repairs and nourishes the liver
- It is known to improve stamina
- It helps clean up toxic blood from the system.
Depending on the type of benefit you want to reap out of Karela you can choose the type. But one thing for sure is that, Karela in whatever way consumed is beneficial for your system.