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Health Benefits of Eating Okro Stew

Okro is frequently used in dishes as it has various uses. It is used for making okro stew which is mostly enjoyed or eaten with banku. The fiber content of okro can help improve digestion. The high amount of fiber in okro stew helps improve the absorption process in the large intestine and stimulates peristalsis in the body. This can help to prevent constipation.

Okro stew has a rich content of vitamins and minerals including B vitamins as well as vitamins A, C, E and K. It also contain calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and potassium. Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that contributes to your overall immune function and vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that is known for its role in blood clotting.

Okro stew can lower the risk of heart disease. High cholesterol levels are associated with a greater risk of heart disease. Okro stew contains a thick gel-like substance called mucilage, which can bind cholesterol during digestion, preventing it to be absorbed into the body.

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