The corn is also called Clove, Corn.
The scientific name is Hibiscus esculentus, the Cotton family.
Peas have a shape similar to melon, so-called melon. White beans like corn (corn) should be called corn. Bean seed but corn seed should be called okra.
100g of peas contains 660 UI of vitamin A (13% of daily requirement), 0.2mg of vitamin B1 (10%), vitamin C 21mg (35%), calcium 81mg (l0%), folacin 88mcg (44% magnesium 57mg (16%), thiamin 0.2mg (13%), besides also potassium and manganese.
When heated for a long time, the mucus makes the soup water thicker. If you do not like mucus, just heat for a while.
Heat bar: labor in the hot sun, sweat out so thirsty and susceptible to sunburn. Heat-free corn kernels and freshly brewed noodles, so use corn to cook while drinking the right amount of water.
Constipation: The beans are very rich in fiber, both soluble fiber, and insoluble fiber. 1/2 cup cooked cornstarch can provide about 2g fiber, freshly ground okra provides more, 1 cup about 3.2g and mucus.
Mucus is good for softening stools, fiber stimulates intestinal motility … so laxative. Due to a high content of water, okra also helps the body to avoid constipation, flatulence.
In addition, okra helps with natural bowel movements, does not cause abdominal pain like other constipation medications, so people often have constipation, should use corn tofu to boil water and eat boiled peas.
Digestive Support: When ingested in the beans, mucilage and okra fiber become a good medium for beneficial bacteria, comparable to yogurt (yogurt), which helps to synthesize B vitamins…
Corn is a laxative, used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, healing ulcers in the gastrointestinal tract, and at the same time relieve the intestinal pain.
Weight Loss Support: Low calorie (calorie) calories (about 25 calories with 1/2 cup cooked beans), soybean is ideal for those who are trying to lose weight.
Fat is due to the new cholesterol emulsion into the blood, the mucus of okra is cholesterol-activated so the fat does not enter the blood; The body is not supplied, so the use of fat remains and fat loss makes the body less.
Most obese people have constipation, so eating okra has lowered cholesterol and constipation, true food – the drug.
Cardiovascular disease: the mucus of the okra absorbs the cholesterol of food and bile salts. It keeps cholesterol in the intestines, helps the body absorb water, absorbs cholesterol molecules beyond the target and then excretes feces, thereby reducing blood cholesterol. People with high cholesterol, high blood pressure, angina and other cardiovascular diseases should eat beans, both lower cholesterol, and urine, which is very favorable for hypertension.
However, it should be noted that not eating okra at the same time as taking medication, take medication before meals 1 hour or after 2 hours.
Support pregnant women: high in folic acid. 1/2 cup cooked corn beans equivalent to 36.5mg folic acid. A cup of live beans contains up to 87.8mg of folic acid. This is a necessary nutrient for many body functions, especially for pregnant women. Folic acid is important for preventing neural tube defects and other congenital malformations in the fetus.
In addition to pods, shoots, stems, leaves, and roots of okra can also be used as medicines:
Good digestion, gastric ulcer treatment, liver protection: use the young shoots of boiled okra.
A cough, sore throat: Root and slender leaves dried on drinking 10 – 16g in the form of decoction or medicine. In addition, also gargle.
High fever, urinary tract infections, sore throat: use leaves, stalks (or add roots) 40g, drink water.
To get the good benefits of okra, nutritionists note:
When buying fresh beans, the fruit should not be too soft, no bruises on the outside of the shell, and no longer than 8cm. When cooked, cooked at low temperature, moderate, not cooked, roasted beans at high temperature,