Lady’s Finger is a green vegetable, long finger like, having a small tip at the taporing end. The taste is very specific to the vegetable and generally liked by children. Its also cut and sliced to be stirred fry, steamed or sauted.
Health Benefits of Okra/ladies finger:-
1. Stabilize blood sugar and prevent diabetes
Lady’s finger has great effect to lowering blood sugar level into normal level and has significant effect in lowering blood sugar. lady finger juice is effective in reducing the blood glucose level because it is simple but has effective method for diabetes control.
Lady finger has fiber in it which helps to prevent something sticking the large intestines. The fiber contained in lady finger absorbs water and ensures bulk in stools. It facilitates elimination of waste from the body comfortably by its slippery characteristic.
3. Promote health digestion
Lady fingers contain high fiber which is excellent to feed the good bacteria. The good bacteria in gut prevent the growth of virus in body because that cause several health problem.
4. Treat lung inflammation
Lady finger contains high amount of nutrients which is known as antioxidant. The antioxidant in lady finger help the body to prevent inflammation especially in the lung.
5. Prevent scurvy
lady finger contain high amount of Vitamin C which prevent inflammation and infection in oral health. So, same as other fruits or vegetable it contain Vitamin C, because lady finger consumption prevent from scurvy.
6. Help to lose weight
Lady finger is very low in calories. It provides only 30 cal per 100 g and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. The fiber in lady finger also promotes satiety and it allow slow absorption of nutrient to blood which cause full feeling last longer.