This green plant is known by many names. Okra is commonly used but can be found as “lady’s fingers”.
A cup of raw okra has 30 calories, 3 grams of dietary fiber, 2 grams of protein, 7.6 grams carbohydrates, 0.1 grams of fat, 21 milligrams of vitamin C, around 80 micrograms of folate, and 60 milligrams of magnesium.
Judging by this information okra must be part of our daily diet. This is not very difficult because this vegetable has in each convenience shop.
Whether you consume okra boiled, fried, stewed, or even in pickled form, you can reap the health benefits of this green vegetable any time of the year.
The biggest boon from okra is that it is very effective for people suffering from diabetes. It is proven that it can reduce the amount of glucose absorbed by the food through you gastrointestinal tract.
But not only that, it relieves asthma, lower cholesterol, strengthen the immune system and prevent kidney disease.
Here’s one simple recipe how you can use okra, to control your blood sugar level naturally: