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The Goodness of Bitter Gourd

The bitter gourd or karela is a summer vegetable mainly found in the tropical areas.  It first originated in India and then by the 14th century began to be widely cultivated in Asian countries, Africa and the Caribbean islands.  The edible fruit of this vine is extremely bitter but is a storehouse of iron.  There are different varieties of the bitter gourd, and they vary in size and colour. The