Okra is a nutritious vegetable originating from north-east Africa. It can help in the treatment of diabetes, asthma, cholesterol and kidney disease.
This herb is extremely nutritious, only 1 cup contain 33 calories, 21 milligrams vitamin C, 3 grams dietary fiber, 7.6 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams protein, 0.2 gram of fat, about 80 micrograms of folic acid, 299 mg potassium and 60 mg of magnesium.
Okra leaves may be cooked in a similar way to the greens of beets or dandelions. Since the entire plant is edible, the leaves are also eaten raw in salads.
The outstanding okra provides numerous health benefits, including:
- lowers cholesterol
- helps in the treatment of diabetes
- strengthens the immune system
- prevents kidney disease
- relieves asthma
- reduces glucose absorbed from food
Here is a simple okra water recipe, that will help you in the treatment of the abovementioned health problems.
You need two fresh okra. Cut their ends and place them in a glass of water. Let them soak overnight.
The next morning, drink the liquid, half an hour before breakfast.