Did you know that a certain plant is reported to be able eliminate cancer cells, stop diabetes and boost a person's immune system?
It is called “Bitter Melon” and its juice has multiple health benefits for the body.
This green, oblong-shaped fruit with a distinct warty exterior grows off the vine and is rich in vital vitamins and minerals. Its size, texture and bitterness may vary depending on the different regions in which it grows.
According to scientists, this warty green fruit was used in ancient Chinese medicine. It prohibits pancreatic cancer cells from metabolizing glucose, cutting off the cancer cells’ source of energy leading to cell death.
Bitter Melon can also help treat Type 2 Diabetes because it contains bioactive compounds that trigger AMPK, an enzyme found in the body that can also be activated through exercise. This enzyme enables fat and muscle cells to use blood glucose efficiently.
Bitter Melon and Diabetes
According to healthynation.ph bitter melon contains “significant levels of charntin, peptides that resemble insulin.”
Bitter Melon also helps regulate the body’s metabolism, preventing insulin levels from rapidly dropping or increasing.
Bitter Melon and Breast Cancer
Antioxidants found in bitter melon could potentially destroy free radicals that can cause cancer. Its cancer-preventing potential has been widely studied.
Medical experts suggest eating the plant frequently to prevent or reduce the growth of cancer-causing tumors.
Nowadays, this plant are widely-used by medical experts across the globe.