5 BENEFITS OF EATING OKRA | FAIDA 5 ZA KULA BAMIA
Eating okra has been avoided by many people despite being mentioned as a great help in the human body.
According to the health website Healthline, these are the five biggest benefits of eating okra in your body.
1. Reduces the risk of heart disease
High cholesterol levels are associated with an increased risk of heart disease. One study involving 1,100 people showed that those who ate more okra were less likely to develop heart disease.
2. Preventing cancer
Okra contains a type of protein called ‘lectin’ which can prevent the growth of human cancer cells. One study in breast cancer cells found that the lectin in okra can inhibit the growth of cancer cells by up to 63 percent.
3. It can lower blood sugar
High blood sugar can lead to diabetes. Researchers suggested that okra supports the absorption of sugar in the digestive tract, resulting in a more stable blood sugar response.
4. It helps pregnant women
Folate (vitamin B9) is an important nutrient for pregnant women. It helps reduce the risks to the neural tubes that affect the brain and spinal cord of the developing fetus.
Okra is a good source of folate, with 1 cup (100 grams) providing 15 percent of a pregnant woman’s daily needs.
5. It has a lot of nutrients
Okra is an excellent source of vitamin C and K1. Vitamin C is a nutrient that contributes to your overall immune function. It also contains magnesium, protein, carbohydrates, vitamin A, vitamin C, carbohydrates etc. which are important for your body.
The origin of okra is Abyssinia (Ethiopia) Then it spread all over the world.
1. The streaks and pulp found in Okra help to balance Diabetes by preventing the amount of Sugar used in the body from the large intestine.
2. The slime of okra filters the dirt that enters the cholesteral (cholesterol) and the bile acid that enters from the liver that is not controlled may cause health problems.
3. Okra helps soften the large intestines due to its function of softening the toilet.
4. Okra is used to treat Stomach ulcers, it helps to balance Acid.
5. Recurring Acidity and Toilet Blockage
Chew six pieces of Okra without using any other classical medicine and Acid Recurrence and constipation will be over, it lowers Sugar from 135 to 98
Okra contains Vitamin C which helps children who suffer from asthma to breathe better when they use it. Half a cup of cooked okra contains 13 milligrams of vitamin C.
7. Kidonda Ndugu (Cancer)
Okra helps to keep the Intestine in a good condition, thus reducing the possibility of suffering from this cancer, especially in the large intestine.
8. Small Blood Vessels
Eating Okra in abundance helps to strengthen the small Blood Vessels.
Half a cup of cooked okra contains 460 IU of vitamin A, which reduces the risk of developing cataracts.
10. Depression and Impotence
Okra is the best vegetable for those who feel weak, tired and suffer from depression.