Blood Sugar Lowering Juice

This juice is great to help lower blood sugar levels because it contains bitter gourd which has been shown to display incredible blood-sugar lowering type abilities. Bitter melon contains three active substances called charantin (confirmed blood glucose-lowering effect), vicine, and an insulin-like compound called polypeptide p

These substances work individually, or together, to help reduce blood sugar levels! Not only that, but bitter melon contains a lectin that reduces blood glucose concentrations by acting on peripheral tissues and suppressing appetite, similar to the way insulin acts on the brain.

If you currently suffer from diabetes, or have other blood-sugar issues, this juice is just the thing you need to help get your blood sugar stabilized and back on track. Enjoy!


Ingredients:
- 1 medium bitter gourd
- 2 pears
- 1 cucumber
- 1 lemon
- 1 small bunch parsley or cilantro (coriander)

Juice the above ingredients in a juicer such as the Omega, and consume immediately for optimal results. This is for 1 serving. Drink 1-2 times daily to help stabilize blood sugar levels.

4 comments:

  1. Where can you purchase bitter gourd in USA, specifically AZ? I've seen Juice, capsules and tea for sale...do each listed have various effectiveness? Thank you. Martin

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    1. Asian food stores will likely have it!

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  2. Can you find bitter gourd at Whole Foods or Trader Joes, no Asian markets that I can find in my area.

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    1. You should be able to find them there! Also at some kind of large supermarket. You can find them here in Canada at Superstore.

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