The plant okra is a plant whose seed pods are called the “lady`s fingers”. In the US, the UK, and the Philippines this plant is called okra within Nigeria and Caribbean English it is pronounced okro.
Now about its nutritious values glass of fresh okra has:
– 30 calories,
– 2 grams of proteins,
– 3 grams of dietary fiber, – 0.1 grams of fat,
– 7.6 grams of carbohydrates,
– about 80 micrograms of folate,
– 21 milligrams of vitamin C,
– and 60 milligrams of magnesium.
Thanks to these substances, okra is an amazing plant with high benefits for human`s health.
You can eat it how ever you like: stewed, boiled, pickled, fried, and you can do it at any period of the year.
Okra can relieve asthma symptoms, boost the immunity, reduce the levels of cholesterol, fight against diabetes, prevent kidney disease, and a lot more. It is effective when it comes to reducing the quantity of glucose consumed by food through your gastrointestinal tract.
Here we have one homemade recipe with okra that is amazing for keeping balance of the levels of sugar in your blood naturally:
Take 4 raw okras,cut the so-called tails and heads and put 2-3 cuts in a cup of water. Leave them over the night and drink the water in the morning, half an hour before breakfast.
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