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Amazing Benefits Of Okra/Lady’s Finger For Skin, Hair And Health.

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Okra is better known by its common name as ladys finger or Gumbo. This high fiber vegetable is known for its high soluble and insoluble fiber content. This vegetable is usually used in many recipes and is also a part of many nutritional diets, as it is beneficial to the heart.  100 grams of Okra contains 1.5% energy from calories, 7.03 gram carbohydrates, 2 gram protein,0.1 gram fat and 9% fiber. Such fiber content can prove to be very beneficial for the body. Other nutrients are folates 88mg, niacin 1mg, Vitamin C 21.1mg, Vitamin E 0.36mg and Vitamin K 53mg.Other than these, Okra also contains calcium 81mg, copper 0.094mg, iron 0.8mg, magnes57mg, manganese 0.99mg, phosphorous 63mg and zinc 0.6 mg.Okra is also good for: 1. Improving immunity 2. Improving eyesight 3. Weight loss 4. Preventing constipation 5. Avoiding anaemia 6. Preventing diabetes

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