Tinda, native to India, is a cross between a green apple and a pumpkin. It is also known as Indian apple gourd or round gourd.
Tinda is a nutritional powerhouse filled with Vitamin A, B12, C, Calcium, Carotene, Copper, Iron, Niacin, Omega-3 fatty acids, Potassium, Riboflavin and Sodium.
Tinda’s high water content combined with low fat and fibre content, helps regulate blood pressure and reduces cholesterol. As a bonus, Tinda comes with sodium, which means you don’t need to add salt while cooking it up. It also contains antioxidants which fight free radicals and protects our heart from oxidative stress. Basically, your heart loves Tinda.
Tinda’s high antioxidant content helps us build our body's immunity and fight diseases like prostate cancer.
The seeds of the round gourd contain Omega 6 fatty acids which helps concentration, increases brain function and supports the nervous system.
Good For Everything:
Tinda’s low fat, high fibre and water content helps alleviate digestive issues. It also improves the stomachs' pH balance, thus relieving stomach acidity. In addition, Tinda supports the urinary and circulatory system and helps eliminate parasitic worms.