Okra (also known as Okro, gumbo, bhindi or Lady’s fingers) is a versatile vegetable found around the world.
It is often use for making soups, stews and sauces, but can also be eating raw as a snack. Okra is great for pregnant women, because it contain folic acid which is needed for the formation of the neural tube of the fetus.
Okra is loaded with vitamins,minerals and dietary fiber and is more than just a food; it is a also a medicine. Here are some of the wonderful health benefits of Okra.
* Okra helps in weight management and it’s good for people on a weight loss or fitness journey. This is because 100g of raw okra pods contains 30 calories and also has lots of dietary fibers that gives you a feeling of fullness.