Did you know that okra is one of the oldest vegetables whose traces of being consumed as food in Egypt date back to the 2nd millennium BC? Today, okra is a widespread and beloved vegetable, especially in tropical climates – such as India and Thailand, but it is also gaining more and more fans in colder countries.
With its low calorie and high fiber source, okra is definitely a good snack for weight loss. Okra is rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and group B vitamins. In addition, it contains carotene and vitamin C. For its nutrient values, okra is definitley good for:
- your blood sugar
- strengthening your immune system
- skin and hair
- blood pressure
Add okra to salads, soups or just have it as a snack on its own!
Feel the healthy flavors!