Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Bitter Melon

That's what I cook tonight. I slice the bitter melon and sauteed it with garlic, onion, chicken, alamang (uyap) and put two eggs on it. It was really good.

By the way to those who doesn't know what a Bitter Melon is... it is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely edible fruit which is among the most bitter of all vegetables. herb that helps regu

Bitter Melon is also a herb that helps regulate blood sugar levels and keeps body functions operating normally. People who have diabetes should eat bitter melon as it contains Gurmarin, a polypeptide considered to be similar to bovine insulin, which has been shown in experimental studies to achieve a positive sugar regulating effect by suppressing the neural response to sweet taste stimuli.

1 comment:

  1. I still don't know what is bitter melon. Is that the same as ampalaya? I miss eating ampalaya with eggs and tomatoes. Yummy!

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