Okra or “lady’s finger” is a very popular vegetable originating from North- East of Africa. The plant is cultivated with the help of the tropical and warm temperature regions around the world.
Moreover, this plant is highly nutritious since it contains 30 calories, 21 milligrams of vitamin C, 3 grams of dietary fiber, 7.6 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams of protein, 0.1 grams of fat, 80 micrograms of folate, and 60 milligrams of magnesium. What’s more, this plant can be consumed throughout the entire year in boiled, fried, and stewed form.
Some of the many benefits which okra offers are:
-suitable for diabetics
-strengthens the immune system
-prevents kidney diseases
-helps with asthma symptoms
-lowers the amount of glucose absorbed from food
The following recipe for okra water will give remarkable results in naturally regulating blood sugar levels, and it will provide all other healthy effects of okra as well. This is how to prepare it:
You need 2 fresh okra. Cut the heads and tails, and put 2-3 pieces in a glass of water. Leave them to stand overnight.
The next morning, drink the water half an hour before your breakfast.