Vegetable known as Bhindi in Hindi or also known as Okra/Lady’s finger has high fiber content and is a part of many nutritional diets. Its high fiber content helps by facilitating proper bowel movement.
Bhindi or Okra/Lady’s finger is good source Of antioxidants (which helps prevent cancer, heart diseases, and premature aging).Bhindi or lady finger or Okra contains a large number of antioxidants
like quercetin, catechin, procyanidin and rutin in addition to many nutrients and hence it is counted in the list of super food! You can see the benefits by looking at the nutrients content in it. For example; A single cup of raw Bhindi/Okra/Lady’s finger has around 30 calories, 3 grams of dietary fiber, 2 grams of protein, 7.6 grams carbohydrates, 0.1 grams of fat, 21 milligrams of vitamin C, 88 micrograms of folate, and 57 milligrams of magnesium.
Bhindi can help reduce Asthma
Bhindi rich in vitamin C, (21 milligrams per cup), can reduce asthma symptoms. As per one study published in the journal Thorax, the intake of citrus fruits leads to protective effect against wheezing symptoms in childhood.
Just like beetroots, bhindi can also help boosts Immune system
Bhindi’s rich vitamin C and antioxidants content help boost immune system against dangerous free radicals. Vitamin C stimulates the immune system to create more white blood cells, which can help battle other foreign pathogens in the body.
Super food Papaya benefitsBhindi is ideal to eat during pregnancy:
Bhindi/Okra’s high levels of vitamin A, B vitamins (B1, B2, B6), and vitamin C, and traces of zinc and calcium, make it an ideal vegetable to eat during pregnancy.
Bhindi/Okra prevents Colon Cancer
All diseases begin in the colon and Bhindi because of its high fiber content helps in bowl movement and hence keep colon clean and healthy and prevent colon cancer.
Bhindi prevents cholesterol Level, heart diseases
Bhindi helps in lesser absorption of cholesterol, preventing heart diseases and illness occurring due to cholesterol in the blood. Cholesterol is a main factor in the body that triggers heart diseases.