Have you been slacking around with your diet during the summer?
Reset with the season & my gut healing program.
It’s Okra season!
Thanks to @fallcreekfarmersmarket #Buylocal
WILD RICE, STIR-FRIED OKRA MEDLEY W/ PLANT BASED (kelp) PATTY.
Do your best to eat foods that are in season, it was designed for our bodies this way for a reason.
Okra is a great Low carb vegetable or fruit , because of its seeds. In Ayurveda and TCM it is a cooling food, so, great for summer time.
It has a moistening effect on the body, so it’s a great choice for skin health as it balances dryness in the body.
A high-antioxidant food, fights free radical damage and support improvements in heart disease, type 2 diabetes, digestive diseases, and even some cancers.
Abundant in other vitamins and minerals – magnesium, calcium, vitamin C, K, Zinc and more.
High in soluble fiber, it helps naturally reduce cholesterol and, so helps decrease the chance of developing issues such as cardiovascular disease, according to the Journal of Food Processing & Technology.
Protein! It contains essential amino acid composition, actually comparable to that of soybeans, a popular plant-based protein source!
Diabeticfriendly Journal of Pharmacy & BioAllied Sciences, mice experienced a reduction in their blood glucose levels. Blood glucose reduction has been reported amongst diabetics after consistent use,
High Insoluble fiber content helps keep the gut healthy by decreasing the risk of some forms of cancer, especially colorectal cancer. It also has liver detoxification, antibacterial and chemo-preventive activities -support normal digestion and Guthealth.
A study found it could enhance communication of microbiota-gut-brain axis as regulates inflammatory response. It lubricates the intestines and protect barrier function.
Can add bulk to stools, to help prevent constipation.
Need I say more
Dr. Eneze Obuaya, M.D
EzLivingMD/DPT Intuitive Healing & Functional Medicine Consultants.
9701 N. Sam Houston Pkwy, E. ste 250
Humble, TX 77396
Fax : 832-743-2933