Savour The Benefits Of Summer Special Okra  

By Deepali Verma 

The health advantages of okra, often called lady's finger or bhindi, are numerous. Including okra in your diet has several benefits, some of which are listed here. 

Rich in nutrients 

Vitamins like C and K as well as B vitamins and folate can be found in okra. It also has calcium, magnesium, and potassium. 

High in fiber 

Okra's fibre assists digestion, intestinal regularity, and constipation. It supports digestive health and intestinal health. 

Antioxidant properties 

Flavonoids, phenolic substances, and vitamin C in okra fight free radicals and prevent oxidative stress. This can reduce chronic illness risk and improve well-being. 

Heart health 

Okra's potassium, soluble fibre, and antioxidants can lower cholesterol, improve blood circulation, and maintain healthy blood pressure. 

Okra is high in fibre and low in calories, making it a good weight management food. Fibre promotes satiety and lowers calorie consumption. 

Weight management