Gourds include the fruits of some flowering plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae, particularly Cucurbita and Lagenaria. The term refers to a number of species and subspecies, many with hard shells, and some without.
Rich in certain nutrients and beneficial plant compounds
Protein: less than 1 gram.
Carbs: 3 grams.
Fiber: 3 grams.
Fat: less than 1 gram.
Vitamin C: 14% of the Daily Value (DV)
Riboflavin: 8% DV.
Zinc: 6% DV.