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Okra! It’s a Super Veggie!

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Okra is a flowering plant that is commonly known as “ladies fingers” or “bhindi”. America is the main country that calls this vegetable as okra. It has many names around the world.

Most of the people are not aware of the beneifts of this super vegiee. Yes! It’s a “Super Veggie”.

The health beneifits of okra include its ability to lower total cholestrol, improve digestive health,improve vision,prevent certain cancers,strengthen bones,aid the immune system,lower blood pressure,protect infant health and boost skin health. Most of the health benifts are due to the minerals,vitamins and organic compounds found in this veggie.

Vision Booster:

Okra contains large content of Vitamin A, as well as antioxidant components. With presense of okra in your diet,you will have better protection for your sight.

Skin Health:

Vitamin A antioxidants are also able to protect skin health by reducing the appearance of scars and acne, and eliminating wrinkles.

A final Word of Caution about Okra:

Okra contains high levels of “oxalates” and can cause kidney and gall stone condition. Frying okra can also dangerously increase level of your cholestrol intake.

Enjoy Okra!

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