TRADITIONAL FERTILITY FOOD: OKRO

They say you are what you eat, trust me you will never turn to a plant if you add a bit more of Okro to your diet Ladies! Yes, this edition is particularly for the ladies. We all know why eating Veges are good for us, Don’t we? Yes? No? Veges, rich in antioxidants, help you purge the toxins and excess cholesterol from the body, but that’s not all.

So what does eating Okro have to do with Fertility?

  • Okro is very high in dietary fibres, reduce calories intakes into the body, Because Okro is high in fibre, it has positive impact on digestive system which assist with gastrointestinal difficulties.
  • Okro contains a rare combination of Carbohydrates, Minerals and Vitamin A, which is great for the skin, Vitamin C and E which prevent cell damage in the body.
  • Did you know that Okra helps to reduce birth defects? Women need to eat okra in huge quantity during the pregnancy periods because it has high level of folic acid which is good for pregnant women or trying to conceive women.
  • Okro contains Foliate content, which is an essential vitamin for cell growth and reproduction for foetal development.

Okro is also good source of vitamin B6, potassium and calcium. Beyond increasing healthy foetal development, vitamin B6 and folic acid help lower depression and PMS (premenstrual syndrome) symptom as well.

This is mainly valued for its edible green seed pods. The pods contain healthy heaps of antioxidants, beta carotene, xanthine and lutein. These above compounds are essential supplements to give way to good vision, healthy lungs, glowing skin and helps in conceiving.

Increasing your chances of getting pregnant and giving birth to a healthy baby, by eating Okro is not a myth!

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