bitter melon or bitter gourd to reduce blood sugar

Fight Diabetes - with Melon?!?

What kind of melon can help reduce blood sugar?

Interested in reversing type 2 diabetes with a low carb diet, lowering your A1C or reducing your blood sugar? With so much conflicting information out there, it’s hard to know where to start.

Start with melon.


Yes. You read that correctly. Not the kind of melon you’re used to...

We aren’t talking about honeydew or cantaloupe, which are not natural blood sugar reducers with decades of research behind them.

Today we are talking about Bitter Melon (sometimes referred to as Bitter Gourd). A fruit from India and Asia, Bitter Melon has been linked to lowering blood sugar levels, which has been shown to help with diabetes remission.

How can Bitter Melon help with Type 2 diabetes reversal? It has properties similar to insulin - allowing glucose to enter your cells and be moved to your liver, muscles, and fat, where it can be properly utilized. Think of Bitter Melon and other solutions (such as Type2 Diet) as a natural insulin alternative.

While it isn’t totally understood how Bitter Melon is able to reduce blood sugar levels, it has shown serious promise as a natural way to reduce blood sugar when compared to traditional diabetes drugs.

In addition to its potential blood sugar benefits, Bitter Melon is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that make it a healthy option no matter who you are.

Because the fruit is uncommon in the United States, most people who are interested in the health benefits, such as weight loss and diabetes remission, take bitter melon extract in capsule form.

At Type2Diet, our doctors and scientists set our sights on creating the most complete low calorie diet, delicious and nutritious meal-replacement formula. Something that would specifically benefit those with type two diabetes and pre-diabetes. This is why each serving of Type2Diet meal replacement formula contains 100mg of Bitter Melon extract.

Type2Diet isn’t just another meal-replacement shake. And we aren’t just another low-carb diet.  Type2Diet’s low carb meal replacement supports weight loss, lower blood sugar and diabetes remission.

Our team of doctors and scientists are constantly on the lookout for the latest science on diabetes remission, and how we can share it with the world.

Bitter Melon Extract is another one of those ways to reduce blood sugar with a low calorie diet. Whether it’s by using our shakes or taking Bitter Melon in pill form, we recommend that you speak with your doctor and see if it could be a good fit for you. 

Note: please consult your physician prior to making diet changes.  When you are using Type2Diet plans, contact your doctor if you lose more than 15 pounds in 30 days.

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