Okra has long been favored as a food for the health-conscious.
It’s a powerhouse of valuable nutrients, like potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, and calcium. It is also low in calories and has a high dietary fiber content.
Known as a high-antioxidant food, okra may support improvement in cardiovascular and coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, digestive diseases, and even some cancers.
According to one study, okra water improved the blood sugar levels of pregnant rats that had gestational diabetes.
Roasted okra seeds, which have long been used in Turkey to treat diabetes, have also been studied and proven to have a positive effect on lowering blood sugar.
Whether you consume okra stewed, boiled, fried, or even in pickled form, you can reap the health benefits of this little green vegetable any time of the year. Here’s how:
1. Pick one fresh okra, then begin with cutting off the head and part of the tail
2. Chop approximately 2 to 3 slices of this vegetable and add them into a glass of water.
3. Let it stay for the night.
4. Drink a glass of this healthy water right after you wake up.
This recipe is famous because of its effect in keeping normal the blood sugar levels.