Wild bitter gourd improves metabolic syndrome: a preliminary dietary supplementation trial.

13 Jan 2012Tsai CH, Chen EC, Tsay HS, Huang CJ.

This is the first report to show that Wild bitter gourd improved metabolic syndrome in human which provides a firm base for further randomized controlled trials to evaluate the efficacy of Wild bitter gourd supplementation.

Cohort Study
2 effects
3 months
42 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia) Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Bitter Melon (Momordic...
Nutrition

Metabolic Syndrome Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Metabolic Syndrome
Lymphatic system

Moderate evidence
-19.0%

Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia) Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Bitter Melon (Momordic...
Nutrition

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
-9.0%