temperate and tropical regions where the “pods” can successfully grow, and be ready for consumption.
This vegetable has excellent nutritional value. In fact, one cup of okra has about 30 calories, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein, 7.6 g carbs, 21 mg vitamin C, 80 mg folate, and 60 mg of magnesium. In addition, okra is one of those few vegetables which have the highest amount of phytonutrients and antioxidants such as beta-carotene, lutein, and xanthin. Moreover, this vegetable is easily available throughout the whole year.
Adding okra to your menu will help you relieve asthma symptoms, strengthen the immune system, reduce cholesterol levels, promote bone health, cleanse the kidneys and prevent kidney damage.
In addition, okra slows will help you slow down the rate of sugar absorption within the intestinal tract, which keeps blood sugar levels from spiking. Thus, makes it very beneficial for diabetic patients.
Okra is an extremely healthy vegetable, but it’s also very important to choose a healthy way to prepare it. Some people like it boiled, raw, pickled, fried, and even stewed. However, the best way to consume okra is by following the recipe below.
Here’s how to prepare okra in order to clean your kidneys out of toxins, prevent diabetes, asthma, and cholesterol:
- 2-3 fresh okras
- 1 cup of water
Grab your fresh okras and remove their ends, then slice them in half lengthwise. Soak the okras in 1 cup of hot water overnight. The next morning drink your okra solution, preferably before your breakfast. You should drink this health remedy every morning.
For most people, okra, like other vegetables, is a healthful addition to the diet. However, make sure to eat it in moderation and as part of a varied, balanced diet.