Okra...you want this

Okra...you want this

The summer season brings us one of the powerhouses of the vegetable world…okra!

Here are just the top 10 benefits of eating this nutrient-rich and economical veggie:

1.    Superior fiber content that provides bulk, helps stabilize blood sugar and feeds good bacteria in your gut

2.    Excellent source of vitamins A, C & K

3.    Promotes healthy skin

4.    Boosts the immune system

5.    Improves digestion

6.    Promotes gut health & beneficial for IBS issues

7.    Promotes bone health

8.    Promotes eye health

9.    Anti-oxidant properties that protect from free radicals

10. Good source of minerals

 

Click here for a simple nutritious sautéed okra recipe

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