½ cup boiled= 25 calories
Okra originates in Africa and is present in many African style cooking dishes. It is most known for its slimy inner skin and bright white-green seeds. Low in calories, containing no saturated fats or cholesterol, okra is recommended for cholesterol and weight control. Okra provides dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals essential to a healthy diet. The seeds in okra help smooth peristalsis of digested food, and relieves constipation. Rich in vitamins A, C, and K and a good source of beta-carotenes.
FIBER: A good source.
BETACAROTENE: Contains a good amounts of this nutrients.
VITAMINS: A, C, and K Rich in these vitamins.