Thursday, August 15, 2013

Foods that heal …

Ivy Gourd (tendli, tindora, kovakkai)

It is seen throughout the year on shelves in vegetable shops and is classified as an herb in Thai and Ayurvedic medicine. Ivy gourd contains beta carotene – a good source of Vit. A that is good for the eyesight,  and Vit. C which protects from cold and flu. Consuming it can help regulate blood glucose. Some research also supports its use as an antioxidant

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