Gourd is yellowish-green in color and usually in the shape of a bottle. The vegetable has a white pulp, with white seeds embedded in the spongy flesh. 100 g of gourd contains 15 calories, 100 g for edible portion contains 1 g fat. Its water content is 96% and It is low in saturated fat, cholesterol, high in dietary fiber, Vitamin C, riboflavin, zinc, thiamine, iron, magnesium and manganese. It promotes weight loss. The vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber in gourd keep the body well-nourished and curb unnecessary appetite, especially if you drink its juice in the morning on an empty stomach.