The origin of the plant is on the tropical regions. The consumption is during the whole year, and you can cook, fry or boil.

Yes this is Okra. It contains 7,6g carbs, 80 milligrams folic acids 2g protein, 3g dietary fiber 0,1g fat, 21mg vitamin C and even 60 mg of magnesium. This is one low calorie plant.

Health benefits of okra:

  • Control diabetes
  • Prevents kidney stones
  • Reduces cholesterol
  • Boost immune system
  • Lowers the amount of glucose
  • Eases asthma


Take a few okras and cut them in pieces, put them in a glass with lukewarm water. Cover the glass and leave it over the night.

Consume it 30 minutes before breakfast.

The high level of vitamin C helps the body to be with a strong immune system. The richens with antioxidants prevents creating and fighting free radicals.

If you eat okra regularly you will protect your kidneys from developing kidney stones. Back in 2005 was made a study that prove how daily consumption of okra can help in reducing clinical signs of kidney damage.