Thursday, 7 June 2012

Health Benefits of Ladies Finger

Lady finger also called as okra is definitely one of the favorite vegetable. It is a powerhouse containing vitamins A, B6 and C, folic acid and even protein. Lady finger contains soluble and insoluble fiber.  Soluble fiber soothes the stomach and intestines and makes you feel full. The insoluble fiber acts as a sweeper and good laxative to switch the waste out of your body.  Lady finger is a good source of nutrition for sick people with diabetes, asthma, allergies, ulcers and cancer. It tastes good and comes all year round.

Health Benefits of Lady Finger

  • Relieve constipations. It is an excellent laxative and a good source of probiotics.
  • Controls cholesterol level due to the soluble fiber content.
  • Controls blood sugar. 
  • Controls acid reflux.
  • It controls colo-rectal cancer and ulcer.
  • It is a good source of Vitamin C.
  • It is a good source of Vitamin B6 and folic acid.
  • Lady’s finger can be applied to hair as the last rinse to make your hair bounce.
  • It treats Bowels.
  • It contains soluble fibre which helps in controlling the cholesterol level in our bodies.

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  1. Ladies finger is a very useful vegetable and often people use it as a medicine. Ladies finger could be useful to reduce excess menstrual blood. Lady Finger is a wonderful source of important vitamins such as vitamins C, A, E, K, and B complex, as well as iron, calcium, potassium, sodium, copper, magnesium, selenium, manganese, zinc, and photo-nutrients.
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