Green okra is known to everyone, but there are also red okra. These are also known as hybrid okra. Very few people know about these. Eating these red okra boosts immunity. They are rarely cultivated. If you see it anywhere, definitely buy it. No chemicals or fertilizers are used in the cultivation of these okra. Grown only organically. So their price is also a bit high. But compared to green okra, these red okra have more health benefits. So the price is also high. The Agricultural Research Institute in Varanasi sells these red okra seeds. After 40 days of sowing these seeds, the okra fruits will sprout. The rate is also higher if grown organically. The yield is 40 to 80 quintals per acre. So growing red okra is also beneficial.
We have already said that red okra has more nutritional value compared to green okra. Diabetics are very healthy if they eat red okra. Controls blood sugar levels. Also, those suffering from high blood pressure and suffering from cholesterol problems should eat red okra regularly. People suffering from heart diseases should also give preference to red okra. Doctors also say that eating these can provide relief from many types of diseases. All the dishes that can be cooked with normal okra can also be cooked with red okra. It is rich in fiber. If you eat red okra, constipation problems and gastric problems will be removed.
This okra is rich in antioxidants. They protect the body. Red okra is also very good for the brain. Makes the brain active. They do not ripen properly if the weather is hot. They grow in climates with less sun. At present these okra are cultivated in Madhya Pradesh and Telangana. A farmer from Warangal, Telangana is cultivating red okra. He bought seeds developed by scientists at the Indian Institute of Vegetable Research in Uttar Pradesh. People suffering from anemia should also eat red okra regularly. It is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B, magnesium, calcium, fiber and potassium which our body needs. They increase the number of red blood cells. Red okra is very good for pregnant women. It is rich in folate which they need.
Note: The information collected from many studies and researches has been provided here as usual. It is not a substitute for medical professional advice. Be sure to include this food in your diet only after consulting a doctor or a nutritionist. This information is for your information only.