Okra for diabetes management

"Basically, it is believed that the insoluble fibre in okra can help stabilise blood glucose levels by slowing the rate at which sugar is absorbed from the intestinal tract. Outside of scientific research, many people with diabetes have reported improved blood sugar levels by including okra in their diet."

" The vegetable is known to improve and benefit health in a number of ways - such as preventing and treating constipation, lowering cholesterol, improving symptoms of depression, helping to treat sore throat and lung inflammation, reducing the risk of certain cancers (particularly colorectal cancer), etc."

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