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Doctor insights on: Okra Seeds

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How healthy is okra and how often can i eat it?

How healthy is okra and how often can i eat it?

Very healthy: I would mix it in foods and salads as often as you like often in salads and food preparation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okra ...Read more

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What is the nutrients found in okra?

What is the nutrients found in okra?

Many good nutrients: Okra has many vitamins and minerals, esp. B6, folate, vit A and C, calcium and magnesium. It is also a source of protein and fiber. Okra lowers cholesterol and blood sugar and has other benefits. See https://draxe.com/okra-nutrition/ ...Read more

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Is it healthy to add okra and broccoli to a diet soup?

Is it healthy to add okra and broccoli to a diet soup?

I will say yes : Okra is high in fiber, vit c, folate (folic acid) and antioxidants. In the caribbean island is use for soups. Like the jambo from curaƧao. Broccoli is a cabbage with a lot of fiber, vit c and antioxidants too. No of the above will increase the caloric intake on soups. ...Read more

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Is Okra good for diabetes type 2?

Is Okra good for diabetes type 2?

OKRA AND DIABETES: Yes it has a low glycemic index and is beneficial to keeping blood sugar low as well as protecting the kidneys. ...Read more

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Is okra a wise choice for people with kidney failure?

Is okra a wise choice for people with kidney failure?

Renal failure diet: I have looked many places and have concluded that okra is a high potassium food. Because potassium can accumulate when your kidneys are not working well and thjs can cause major problems, any food that contains a whole lot of potassium should be completely avoided or taken in very small quantities. Talk with your doctor and dietician about the best foods for you under your current circumstances. ...Read more

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Does soaking okra in water and drinking the water lower blood sugar ?

Does soaking okra in water and drinking the water lower blood sugar ?

No: The carbohydrate in okra supposedly slows the uptake of sugar into the blood.stream. But this can be said of the soluble fiber in lots of foods. It is not a treatment for diabetes. I can't believe okra water would do even THAT much. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will okra pepsin e cause diarrhea?

Need doctor's help! will okra pepsin e cause diarrhea?

Stop it.: There is no good research that I can find that says this even works! Since there is no unbiased information about the product, then info on side effects will also likely be biased. Stop it. If your diarrhea does not improved, see your doc. Eat okra, the vegetable, instead of a pill, instead. It's high in fiber and has other good things in it. ...Read more