What is Okra and does it have any health benifits?
Also known as “Lady’s Fingers”, Okra is a bright green subtropical vegetable with a distinct texture depending on how you choose to prepare it.
Not only is okra delicious, but it is great for your mind, body & Soul!
Full of Fiber
This unique veggie is a very rich source of
Stabilizes Sugar Levels
Okra is especially beneficial to those who are having trouble managing blood glucose levels. It can regulating diabetes mellitus and also helps decrease the amount of cholesterol and lipids within the blood.
Decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. When you regularly consume this vegetable, it reverses the damage that may be caused by oxidative stress in your brain.
The constituents of okra can accomplish weight loss by helping maintain blood glucose levels, body weight, improved glucose tolerance, and an overall decrease in the amount of bad cholesterol.
Study highly suggests that there is an inverse effect of folate on the risk of cardiovascular disease. The folate present in okra can protect your heart.
Lack of Lethargy
Okra contains a high level of polysaccharides, and are evident for prolonging the swimming time of sperm in vivo. Polysaccharide also
The seeds within okra are what carry the most amount of anti-oxidant and anti-fatigue effects, so don’t pick them out! Who knew that okra had such powerful anti-oxidizing effects!
Also known as vitamin B-9, is essential to include in your everyday nutrition since it allows your body to generate new cells and can also prevent harmful damage to the DNA that may lead to cancer.
Just half of a cup of this delicious vegetable of the mallow family provides 1.5 grams of protein!
There are various ways to prepare this tasty meat substitute.
Jerk Fusion make a Vegan Stew of Okra & Callaloo to combine the superior superfoods to give you an incredible boost of vitamins and minerals.
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