The okra or okra is the fruit of a very nutritious plant of African origin and is usually eaten as a vegetable for the preparation of stews or simply boiled.
This vegetable is rich in fiber, vitamin C, beta carotene, potassium, magnesium, folic acid and flavonoids proteins with medicinal properties.
Okra helps reduce cholesterol levels, is beneficial for people with diabetes, relieves symptoms caused by asthma, prevents kidney disease, cardiovascular health benefits and functions as an intestinal regulator among others.
Among the properties of this plant highlights its great benefits for people suffering from diabetes since due to its fiber content okra reduces levels of blood sugar because it slows the absorption of sugar in the intestines.
Dietary fiber containing okra is also responsible for reducing cholesterol levels and is beneficial to the intestinal tract.
To take advantage of the nutrients of this plant can take water from okra to treat diabetes, lower cholesterol levels and is a good source of antioxidants that help in preventing diseases such as cancer, heart disease and premature aging.
How to prepare okra water:
2 Wash okra pods medium.
Cut the ends and then cut in half.
Place the okra in a glass and top with filtered water.
Leave the okra in water overnight.
The next day remove the okra and drink will be ready to drink.
How to use:
Take this okra water 10 minutes before breakfast.
If you have diabetes take this drink daily to regulate sugar levels in a natural way.