Okra is also referred to as lady’s fingers, which is a well-known plant with marvelous healing properties and health benefits.
In addition, the plant’s name is differently pronounced in different parts of the world, so that in the U.S., UK, and the Philippines it is pronounced as okra, whereas on Caribbean as well as in Nigeria it is known as okro.
The plant has an excellent nutritive profile. Moreover, there are 60 milligrams of magnesium, 80 micrograms of folate, 30 calories, 21 milligrams of vitamin C, 7.6g of carbohydrates, 3g of fiber, 2g of proteins, and almost no fat in one glass of fresh okra.
You can consume okra all the time during the year, in a stewed, boiled, fried, or pickled form.
Okra consumption provides the body with various health benefits, such as:
- Alleviates the symptoms of asthma
- Decreases the sugar levels taken by food through the gastrointestinal tract
- Prevents diabetes development
- Lowers cholesterol levels
- Prevents the development of kidney diseases
Okra Water Recipe
This beverage can regulate your blood glucose levels in a natural way.
- Once cup of water
- 4 raw okras
The okra’s tails and heads should be cut, placed into the water and left overnight.
How to use it:
This fantastic beverage should be taken on an empty stomach each morning, i.e., half an hour before breakfast.
You will be amazed by the quick results.