In this article, we are going to show an amazing plant considered to be one of the most nutritious vegetables of North-East African origin. It is called Okra or “lady’s finger” and is cultivated with the help of the tropical and warm temperature regions around the world. The okra pods are low in calories, just 30 calories per 100 g, and an excellent source of dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins. They are often recommended by nutritionists in cholesterol controlling and weight reduction programs.
Health Benefits of Okra Are:
- lowers cholesterol
- suitable for diabetics
- strengthens the immune system
- prevents kidney diseases
- helps with asthma symptoms
- lowers the amount of glucose absorbed from food
OKRA WATER RECIPE:
-2 fresh okras
This is a very simple recipe. First, cut the heads and tails of the okras and put 2-3 pieces in a glass of fresh water. Leave them overnight. The following morning, consume the whole glass of water, half an hour before you have your breakfast.