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Five reasons to eat okra


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
  • digestion
  • skin and hair
  • blood pressure

Add okra to salads, soups or just have it as a snack on its own!

Feel the healthy flavors!