It has an excellent nutritional value, and a cup of okra provides 30 calories, 2g protein, 3g fiber, 21mg vitamin C, 0.1 fat, 7.6g carbohydrates, 80mg folate and 60g magnesium. It is easily available throughout the whole year, and you will be amazed with its health benefits.
Okra is an extremely healthy vegetable, but you have to pick a healthy way to prepare it as well. Some people like it boiled, raw, pickled, fried and even stewed.
Its benefits range from relieving asthma symptoms, boosting immunity, reducing bad cholesterol, treating kidney problems to controlling diabetes. Okra also enhances glucose related absorption in the stomach.
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