Okra has a high phenol and flavonoid content.
This may be the reason it helps one fight off depression.
Researchers from the Mazandaran University of Medical Science decided to examine its effect on mood.
Their results showed that okra seed extracts acted as a potent agent for elevating mood, in some cases performing just as well as typical antidepressants.
With all these possible health benefits, one would almost have to be crazy not to give okra a chance.
I know I will be picking some up for my family very soon.
“Humans live on one-quarter of what they eat; on the other three-quarters lives their doctor.” – Egyptian pyramid inscription, 3800 B.C.