Have you heard about Okra water? Do you know the vegetable called lady’s finger? Well, a lot of people actually avoid eating okra or lady’s fingers because it is little bit sticky. It also has a peculiar taste which not many people like.
Even if it’s so available and not so expensive, maybe you are now wondering why we are talking about okra! The reason is simple: health benefits of okra, and low in calories! You can gain only 30 calories from this vegetable and a lot of other benefits. It’s excellent source of vitamin C which is present about 21 milligrams. It also provides 60 milligrams of magnesium.
- 6 grams of carbohydrates,
- 80 micrograms of folate,
- 3 grams of dietary fiber, and
- 2 grams of proteins.
You can receive all these nutrients only from 1 glass of fresh homemade okra juice.
You can consume this vegetable in many different forms. For example, you can fry it and make very delicious dish. In Asian countries pickled okra is very popular. You can also consume it boiled or properly stewed.
What is most important, you can buy it in any period of a year. Therefore, it can be a prime source of nutrients if you include it in your regular consumption.
When it comes to health benefits of okra, here are few which you can simply get from okra consumption:
- Relieves asthma symptoms
- It boosts our immunity system
- Helps in reducing cholesterol levels
- It can fight against diabetes
- Helps in reducing the quantity of glucose through the gastrointestinal tract.
- It prevents kidney disease.
Homemade Okra Water Recipe
Here is a very simple homemade recipe of okra water which is useful to treat diabetes.
What you need?
- 4 pieces of Okra
- 1 cup Water
How to make Okra water?
- Take 4 fresh lady’s fingers or okra and carefully cut the edges.
- Put a split in the middle of the okra and soak all 4 okra in 1 cup of water.
- Allow it to remain soaked overnight.
- Next morning squeeze the okra in a cup. Add some more water to it.
- Mix it well and your drink is ready.
Consume it every day once before breakfast and it will treat diabetes naturally, also it will aid the weight loss process.
This magical drink will provide all the health benefits of okra that we mentioned above. It will help you remain healthy.
It is the must try remedy if you have any problems like asthma, indigestion or kidney diseases.
Start drinking the okra water from today!