|BITTER GROUD JUICE
May 17, 2013
Hi Doctore, I have searched in internet bitter ground helps in reducing the high cholesterol levels,helps in reducing weight and also boosts the immune system. so i made the bitter groud powder and started preparing a glass of bitter groud juice which is prepared with a one tea spoon of powder.Shall i continue or stop that.I dont have any other disorders apart from HIV. Thanks, Nani
| Response from Dr. Henry
Bitter gourd juice (? also bitter melon) is advertised to be helpful for diabetes and other conditions (such as high lipids). Studies supporting those claims are minimal and of poor design so overall cannot be endorsed based on scientific data. Bitter melon can be toxic to children and is not recommended for use in pregnancy. KH
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