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Health benefits of okra for diabetes

What exactly is okra?

Okra, also called “woman’s fingers,” is a young flowering plant. Okra, like hibiscus and cotton, is a member of the same plant family. The term “okra” is mostly used to refer to the plant’s edible seedpods.

Okra has long been a favorite among health-conscious people. It has the following features:

potassium
vitamin B
vitamin C
folic acid
calcium

Okra has been recommended to help manage blθθd sugar in people with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes.

According to the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, diabetes diagnoses are on the rise.

The jury is still out on whether or not okra can be used as a direct diabetes treatment. Nonetheless, the okra plant has several well-documented health benefits. Continue reading to see if okra is a good fit for your diabetes treatment plan.

Okra and diabetes research

The medical study of okra for diabetes management is still in its early stages. We do know that okra water improved the blθθd sugar levels of pregnant rats with gestational diabetes, according to one study … Read More