Energy 13 kcal, Protein 0.66 g, Fat 0.34 g, Carbohydrates 14.34 g, Sugars 5.17 g, Dietary Fiber 2.9 g, Vitamin A 260 IU, Thiamine (B1) 0.046 mg, Riboflavin (B2) 0.042 mg, Niacin (B3) 0.26 mg, Vitamin B6 0.099 mg, Folate (B9) 12 μg, Vitamin C 5.7 mg, Vitamin E 0.24 mg, Vitamin K 1.7 μg.
Luffa offers many health benefits, women use luffa to restore absent menstrual periods. Nursing mothers use it to increase milk flow. It contains insulin-like peptides, alkaloids, and charantin, all of which act together to lower blood and urine sugar levels without increasing blood insulin levels and are also beneficial for weight loss. It is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, high in dietary fiber, vitamin C, riboflavin, zinc, thiamin, iron, magnesium, and manganese.