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Okra

The slime that comes out of okra is called mucilage and is a type of fiber that is good for digestion.



Okra has a nice bite and when cooked creates a delightful slime that is great for thickening stews like gumbo. The slime that comes out of okra is called mucilage and is a type of fiber that is good for digestion.




Properties


High in


Vitamin C

Fiber

Potassium

Folate



Nutritional Content


Calories 31

Protein 3 g

Carbohydrates 3 g

Fat 1 g

Fiber 5 g

Vitamin C 21 mg

Potassium 330 mg

Calcium 160 mg

Folate 88 mcg





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