Bitter Melon Calories and Quick Look At Nutrition Facts
Calories in Bitter Melon
17Cal100g 43 Cal250g(1piece)
Vitamin K,Vitamin C
Though there is a definite split regarding the distinct bitterness that comes from eating bitter gourd, Okinawa style cooking wouldn't be complete without including vitamin C and folic acid rich Goya as it is referred to in Japanese.
Bitter gourd when looked at in terms of 1 whole Goya is unarguably nutritious. On the other hand when looked at for practically reasons using such standards as 100g serving sizes, bitter melon differs little from vegetables such as bell peppers in terms of nutrition.
One thing that is for certain is that vitamin C content in bitter gourd being relatively high is no mistake. However, do not that through cooking and otherwise exposer to heat, the vitamin C content actually found is negligible.
The substance found in Goya that makes bitter gourd taste so bitter is vegetable insulin. More than being a hard vegetable to bite into, bitter melon is said to help reduce blood sugar and smooth out the blood. There have been clinical experiments showing that eating Goya produces results.
Recipes that use bitter melon: Okinawan style stir-fry; Goya chips; Cooked Goya; and Tempura Goya.
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Additional Facts for Bitter Melon
Nutrition facts for Bitter Melon (1piece 250g)
Nutrition info displayed such as percent meal value and PFC balance scales are based on a 1800 calorie diet for women between ages 18 and 29 years old weighing around 112 pounds and daily nutritional requirements.
【Calories and Macronutrient Composition】
（Percent Meal Value）
2.5g (10 Cal)
0.25g (2.25 Cal)
9.75g (39 Cal)
The calories in Bitter Melon per 250g(1piece) is 43 calories. Bitter Melon is calculated to be 17Cal per 100 grams making 80Cal equivalent to 470.59g with 9.75g of mostly carbohydrates、2.5g of protein、0.25g of fat in 250g while being rich in vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin K and Vitamin C.