6 LITTLE KNOWN REASONS TO EAT MORE OKRA
Okra is a wonderful vegetable which name comes from Ablemoshus esculentur. It is rich in calcium. It is actually versatile, but not a lot of people grow it.
In addition we are going to present you several benefits from eating Okra.
- Okra promotes a healthy pregnancy
It is full with vitamin C, vitamin B. They are preventing birth defects like spine bifida and helps in growing of baby.
- Helps prevent diabetes
It is helping in controlling the blood sugar levels.
- Helps with respiratory issues like asthma
It is rich in vitamin C. It can curtail the development of asthma symptoms and prevent fatal attack.
- Prevents Anemia
These metals, Iron, Folate and vitamin K, in hemoglobin formation can prevent supreme defense against anemia.
- Lowers Cholesterol
Okra not only promotes good digestive health, but also good cholesterol levels due to its high fiber content. Soluble fiber can be dissolved in water, which means that it breaks down in the digestive tract.
Some hybrid varieties of this plant may have subjected to insecticide/pesticide sprays. Therefore, wash the pods thoroughly in the cold water in order to remove dirt, soil and any residual insecticides.