The pronunciation of the name differs in numerous parts of the world, and while it is known as “okra” in the GB, the USA, and the Philippines, it is pronounced as “okro” in Nigeria and on the Caribbean.
Being rich with different nutrients, okra can do fantastic things for our health. Furthermore, a glass of fresh okra has 2 grams of proteins, 1 milligrams of vitamin C, 30 calories, 80 micrograms of folate, 60 milligrams of magnesium, 3 grams of dietary fiber, 0.1 grams of fat,and 7.6 grams of carbohydrates.
Thus, this magnificent plant, can be consumed throughout the entire year. You can consume it in many ways, fried, boiled, stewed, or pickled.
Here is a list of the various health benefits, from consumption okra:
-Reduces cholesterol levels
– Prevents diabetes
– Reduces the glucose levels consumed by food via the gastrointestinal tract
– Relieves asthma symptoms
– Prevents kidney diseases
You can naturally balance your blood sugar levels with drinking okra water. Here is the recipe:
Ingredients you will need:
-4 raw okra
-A cup of water
Remove the heads and tails of the okras and place them into the water. Leave them overnight.
You should take this drink on an empty stomach every morning, 30 minutes before your breakfast.
You will be amazed by the results!!
Source: Healthy Solutions 24