These gourd facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including gourd in your diet.

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Nutrition Facts

You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include gourd in your diet.

Gourd is:

  • Low in Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol
  • High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Zinc, Thiamin, Iron, Magnesium and Manganese. Note that Wax Gourd is high in Sodium.

The nutritional value of gourd means that it's suitable for:

  • Maintaining good general health
  • Losing weight

Don't eat too much gourd if you're interested in:

  • Gaining weight

Nutritional Values

The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of gourd.

Preparation Portion Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Fat (g) Energy (kj)
Bottle Gourd - raw, peeled 75g n/a 2 0 40
Ridge Gourd - raw, peeled 75g n/a 1.5 0 55
Ridge Gourd - raw, peeled 75g 1 1 0 15

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