Bittergourd

Bitter gourd is very low in calories, carrying just 17 calories per 100 g.

Bitter gourd is very low in calories, carrying just 17 calories per 100 g. Nevertheless, its pods are rich sources of phytonutrients like dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and anti-oxidants. Bitter gourd stimulates smooth digestion and peristalsis of food through the bowel until it excreted from the body. Thus, it helps in relieving indigestion and constipation problems.