OKRA HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Posted in VEGETABLES HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Health Benefits

Okra is Great for:

1.  Preventing diabetes

2.  Promoting colon health and preventing colon cancer

3.  Boosting digestive health Weight management

4.  Promoting a healthy pregnancy

5.  Maintaining healthy skin

6.  Protecting against free radical damage

7.  Relief from respiratory issues like asthma, cough, or trouble breathing

8.  Promoting eye health

    9. Boosting mood Constipation

Minerals

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

PERCENTAGE OF RDA

Energy

1.5%

31 Kcal

Carbohydrates

7.03 g

5.4%

Protein

2.0 g

4%

Total Fat

0.1 g

0.5%

Cholesterol

0 mg

0%

Dietary Fiber

9%

3.2 g

VITAMINS

Folates

88 µg

22%

Niacin

1.000 mg

6%

Pantothenic acid

0.245 mg

5%

Pyridoxine

0.215 mg

16.5%

Riboflavin

0.060 mg

4.5%

Thiamin

0.200 mg

17%

Vitamin C

21.1 mg

36%

Vitamin A

375 IU

12.5%

Vitamin E

0.36 mg

2.5%

Vitamin K

53 µg

44%

ELECTROLYTES

Sodium

8 mg

0.5%

Potassium

303 mg

6%

MINERALS

Calcium

81 mg

8%

Copper

0.094 mg

10%

Iron

0.80 mg

10%

Magnesium

57 mg

14%

Manganese

0.990 mg

43%

Phosphorus

63 mg

9%

Selenium

0.7 µg

1%

Zinc

0.60 mg

5.5%

PHYTO-NUTRIENTS

Carotene-ß

225 µg

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Crypto-xanthin-ß

0 µg

--

Lutein-zeaxanthin

516 µg

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 OKRA(LADIES FINGER) RECIPES

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