Gac-Fruit from Heaven

What is gac? Heavenly Fruit The other day I was doing some health news research and came across a fruit called gac dubbed “Fruit from Heaven”. The scientific name of the gac fruit is Momordica cochinchinensis Spreng. It has been regarded as the “Fruit from Heaven” because of its powerful antioxidants, particularly beta-carotene and lycopene. … Read moreGac-Fruit from Heaven

Surprising Healing Powers of Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia)

bitter melon

I love learning about exotic foods that have healing powers. The food I’m featuring is a tropical fruit called by several names including Bitter melon, Karela, Bitter gourd, Goya, African cucumber, Bitter apple and Balsam pear. It originated in India and was introduced into China in the 14th century.┬áIt is cultivated and eaten across Africa … Read moreSurprising Healing Powers of Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia)