Doctor Frank Shallenberger says that bitter melon inhibits cancer cell growth effectively, and he always advises his patients to trust nature and use natural substances that have the power to inhibit cancer cell growth.
Dr. Frank specializes in Anti Aging Treatment and Alternative Medicine at the Nevada Center of Alternative & Anti Aging Medicine has found a way to use this fruit and help patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Bitter melon is full of nutrients and vitamins. It is a source of magnesium, fiber, calcium, B1, B2, B3 and C vitamins, folate, zinc, phosphorus, iron , beta-carotene of broccoli, manganese and potassium.
The fruit of the bitter melon vine is usually harvested while it is still light green to pale yellow in color, as it becomes bitterer as it ripens. The young fruits are then split or cut in half, and the seeds and pith taken out and discarded. The fruit is then prepared as a vegetable or as a juice and is packed with various nutrients including high levels of Vitamin C and some uniquely valuable phytonutrients.
7 Health benefits from bitter lemon:
1. Bitter gourd stimulates food peristalsis and eases digestion until the food is finally excreted through .
2. If women consume bitter melon during the first months of their pregnancy its folates will reduce the risk of neural tube defects in the newborn babies.
3. With this bitter juice you can also improve your immune system and make your body more resistant to many infections.
4. Its high beta-carotene content and other benefits make bitter melon one of the healthiest fruits out there when it comes to improving eyesight and relieving vision problems.
5. You can get rid of the bad hangovers with the bitter melon. It will speed the metabolism of the alcohol in your body and you will soon feel better. But you can also use it to repair liver problems which are result of alcohol consumption
6. Drink bitter melon juice regularly to relieve psoriasis and fungal infections, such as Athlete’s feet and ringworm.
7. The juice of the bitter melon can help you detoxify and cleanse your liver and at the same time will improve your blood circulation.