This may be due to the fact that Okra, cooked or raw, doesn’t have some especially delicious flavor, but it’s taste is very intense. However, the taste may not be something special but its health benefits are numerous. Its amazing health benefits are the reason why you should try eating more of this neglected veggie.
Okra abounds in a vitamins, minerals, fibers and antioxidants. Just one cup of okra has 3gr. of fibers, 2gr. of proteins and 8gr. of carbs, but only 40 calories and almost no fat. It also has around 50-100mgr. of folate and magnesium and 20 mgr. of vitamin C. You can see why it’s called the little wonder! You should have his in mind for when you find yourself eating a salad made of 90% iceberg lettuce.