Nutritional Facts of How To Make Karela Juice, Bitter Gourd Juice for Diabetes, Calories in How To Make Karela Juice, Bitter Gourd Juice for Diabetes

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How many calories does one small glass of  Karela Juice have?

One small glass of  Karela Juice gives 15 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 10 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 0.9 calories.  One small glass of Karela Juice provides about 1 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See How to Make Karela Juice recipe

Is  Karela Juice healthy for diabetics and others?

Yes, this is healthy specifically for diabetics. Made from bitter gourd and lemon juice only. 

Karela Juice is a boon for those with diabetes, because the high dose of insulin and other anti-diabetic substances in the karela plant help to control blood sugar levels! 

It is suggested that diabetic people have it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. 

Doing this regularly is sure to avoid unnecessary spike in blood sugar levels. Plus, being a good source of potassium , Karela Juice is beneficial for those with high blood pressure too. 

Is Karela Juice good for weight loss? 
Antioxidants Vitamin A and Vitamin C work to give you glowing skin, healthy eyesight and better immunity too. Being a low carbs  juice helps in weight loss too. 

So, Karela Juice is good not just for diabetics but for anybody! So, how do you make this juice properly so that it tastes good and you will enjoy having it in the morning? Well, dilute it with the right proportions of water and spike it up with a little salt and lemon juice. Isn’t that easy? And it tastes good enough to have every day!

How to Make Karela Juice is high in

1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


How to burn 15 calories that come from How to Make Karela Juice?

Walking (6 kmph) = 5 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 2 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 2 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 3 mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per small glass% Daily Values
Energy15 cal1%
Protein0.9 g2%
Carbohydrates2.6 g1%
Fiber2.5 g10%
Fat0.1 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A70.6 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C50.3 mg126%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.2 mcg0%
Calcium12.9 mg2%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium20.6 mg6%
Phosphorus39.5 mg7%
Sodium1.4 mg0%
Potassium102.5 mg2%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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