okra, or also known as fingers or gumbo lady is a green plant family of hibiscus and cotton. This tropical fruit originated in northeastern Africa and that can be found throughout the year. It was prepared stewed or fried, boiled or pickled.
Indeed, the okra is a real nutritional treasure. That is, containing 21 mg of vitamin C, 80 mg of foliage, 60 mg of magnesium, 2 grams of protein, 7.6 grams of carbohydrates, and 3 grams of dietary fiber. Fruit contains no calories and little fat.
okra plant is highly beneficial for the general welfare of people as it improves the functioning of the immune system and strengthens at the same time. Therefore, successfully it reduces cholesterol levels, controls diabetes lowers glucose levels, and avoids kidney problems.
Moreover, the okra is rich in potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid and calcium. And, okra is known to balance blood sugar levels in cases of gestational diabetes type 1, 2 and. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unfortunately, the number of diabetics is increasing. Therefore, okra plant can be used as a natural treatment for diabetes.
Medical research on okra properties regarding the management of diabetes is still in the early stage. Therefore, a study showed that the water okra improved blood sugar levels in pregnant mice with gestational diabetes. Furthermore, okra roasted seeds, used in Turkey to treat diabetes for decades, has been shown to influence reducing sugar levels in the blood.
Take a look at the preparation process for water okra known to normalize blood sugar levels:
cut off the head and tail portion. Then cut two to three fruit slice and put them in a glass of water overnight. In the morning, after breakfast, drinking the beverage.