Bitter Melon Boiled Drained

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2019-01-27




Bitter Melon Boiled Drained


Overview

Botanical Name: Momordica charantia


Order: Cucurbitales


Family: Cucurbitaceae


Bitter melon is widely used in Vietnam and other Asian countries as a medicinal food. Bitter melon is also know as balsam pear, bitter apple, bitter gourd, and bitter squash. Uncooked bitter melon has high amounts of vitamin C, while cooked bitter melon has more lutein and zeaxanthin.



Calories
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calories 19 kcal 1%


Carbohydrates
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Carbs 4.32 g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.00 g 8%
Sugars 1.95 g
Starch - g


Sterols
Name Amount % Daily Value
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Phytosterols - mg


Fat and Fatty Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Fat 0.18 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.01 g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 g
Polyunsaturated Fat, total 0.08 g
  • 18:2 n-6 (LA), Omega-6
0.08 g
  • 18:3 n-6 (GLA)
- g
  • 18:3 n-3 (ALA), Omega-3
0.00 g
  • 18:4 n-3 (SDA)
0.00 g
  • 20:5 n-3 (EPA)
0.00 g
  • 22:5 n-3 (DPA)
0.00 g
  • 22:6 n-3 (DHA)
0.00 g
Trans Fat 0.00 g


Protein and Amino Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Protein, total 0.84 g 2%
  • Tryptophan
- g
  • Threonine
- g
  • Isoleucine
- g
  • Leucine
- g
  • Lysine
- g
  • Methionine
- g
  • Cystine
- g
  • Phenylalanine
- g
  • Tyrosine
- g
  • Valine
- g
  • Arginine
- g
  • Histidine
- g
  • Alanine
- g
  • Aspartic Acid
- g
  • Glutamic Acid
- g
  • Glycine
- g
  • Proline
- g
  • Serine
- g


Vitamins
Name Amount % Daily Value
Vitamin C 33.00 mg 55%
Thiamin 0.05 mg 3%
Riboflavin 0.05 mg 3%
Niacin 0.28 mg 1%
Pantothenic Acid 0.19 mg 2%
Vitamin B6 0.04 mg 2%
Folate, total 51.00 mg 13%
  • Folic Acid
0.00 mcg
  • Food Folate (dietary folate equivalent)
51.00 mcg
Choline 10.80 mg
Betaine - mg
Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin A, total 113.33 IU 2%
  • Retinol Acitiviy Equivalent
6.00 mcg
  • Retinol
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Carotene
68.00 mcg
  • Alpha-Carotene
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Cryptoxanthin
0.00 mcg
Lycopene 0.00 mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin 1323.00 mcg
Vitamin E, total 0.21 IU 1%
  • Alpha-Tocopherol
0.14 mg
  • Beta-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Gamma-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Delta-Tocopherol
- mg
Vitamin D 0.00 IU 0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 4.80 mcg 6%
Biotin - mcg -


Minerals
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calcium 9.00 mg 1%
Iron 0.38 mg 2%
Magnesium 16.00 mg 4%
Phosphorus 36.00 mg 4%
Potassium 319.00 mg 9%
Sodium 6.00 mg 0%
Zinc 0.77 mg 5%
Copper 0.03 mg 2%
Manganese 0.09 mg 4%
Selenium 0.20 mcg 0%
Iodine - mcg -
Chromium - mcg -
Molybdenum - mcg -
Chloride - mg -
Fluoride - mg


Flavonoids
Name Amount
Flavonols
  • Isorhamnetin
0.00 mg
  • Kaempferol
0.00 mg
  • Myricetin
0.00 mg
  • Quercetin
0.00 mg


Others
Name Amount
Water 93.95 g
Ash 0.71 g
Alcohol 0.00 g
Caffeine 0.00 mg
Theobromine 0.00 mg
Resveratrol - mg
Phytoalbumin - mg
Chlorogenic Acid - mg

The "-" means the nutritional value has not been determined or is unknown.

% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet or refer to the Dietary Reference Intakes for a specific life stage.


Reference(s):

US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Nutrient Data Laboratory. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Current Release.

US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements. Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets, Current Release.