Whole foods resemble the body part or area in which they will benefit and protect. In this case the bitter melon skin looks like the skin in the colon, which indicates health benefits for your colon.
Bitter melon resembles the colon even more when its sliced with its beans inside its center cavity. But not only does it help to prevent colon cancer, it also helps to prevent breast cancer too.
Just as the name states, its bitter. So I add it to soups and stir-fry made with coconut oil.