7 reasons that okra nutrition enhances immunity

7 reasons that okra nutrition enhances immunity

These days, it is very hot weather but how are you doing? Recently, there are some areas that the temperature is near 40℃ in summer like subtropical zone. Also, in especial areas, humidity makes chill factor increase and it is getting unsupportable hot weather. We drink cold beverages, eat ice cream, and use air conditioner when the weather is hot.

If we do like these things, we are going to get exhausted because the difference of outside temperature and exponential temperature change. At the time, we sometimes hear that eating sticky stuffs is effective for summer lethargy. Okra is effective for summer lethargy of them all. Well, why is okra effective for summer lethargy? We will introduce 7 reasons that okra nutrition enhances immunity of get exhausted body.



7 reasons that okra nutrition enhances immunity

 

Reason 1 Pectin


It is pectin as alimentary fiber of water solubility that one of identities of sticky of okra. Pectin has effectives for intestinal regulation function, cholesterol decrease, and control increase of blood sugar level. It is important nutrition to maintain weak gut by summer lethargy. Cleaning in bowel is connecting to fatigue recovery to assimilate nutrition of meals. Pectin is water solubility, so be careful to boil too much or ret too much.

 

Reason 2 Mucin


Mucin occurs in the mucous membranes in animal’s body, and it is sticky constituent such as yam or lotus it is complex glucide and protein. It protects mucous membrane of belly, and also it helps absorption of protein.

So mucin is supportable nutrient when we eat or drink cold stuffs and action of belly decreases because of summer lethargy. The resolving enzyme of mucin’s protein is weak for heat, so eat it with nothing to do or immerse it in boiled water for a second.

 

Reason 3 Vitamin C


When you feel stress because of poor sleep or hot weather, vitamin C consumes easily. In summer, we want to have non-fatty food and we can’t take enough vitamin C. One of the causes of summer lethargy is deconditioning of automatic nerve. We have to maintain our body balance to take vitamin C. Okra has vitamin C 11mg in 100g, so it is usable food for summer lethargy to take vitamin C.

 

Reason 4 Beta-carotene


Beta-carotene is in green and yellow vegetables, and it has anti-oxidative to increase immunity. It has action of protecting skin and mucous membrane from virus, so it is effective for preventive cold. Also, it is effective for prevent tan so it protects skin from the sun and summer lethargy.

Moreover, beta-carotene is more absorption when it is cooked by oil. So you should use it as dressing for salad when you take beta-carotene.

 

Reason 5 Galactan


Galactan is constituent of slimy in okra, and it is also alimentary fiber as pectin. Pectin is effective for intestinal regulation function, but galactan is effective for intension of immunity and activation of brain cell. It is effective for increase body of immunity by summer lethargy and when you feel dopey by hot weather. Also, galactan functions fosterage of digestion so it is important constituent when gut weak and decrease alimentary function. Likewise, taro is sticky and it has a lot of galactan, so you can eat taro if you get bored with okra.

 

Reason 6 Iron


In summer, we break a sweat a lot. Iron is the one that it through out from body with water. When we run short iron, it becomes oxygen-deprived in our body. Then, we can’t keep ability to concentrate, tired of refrigerated air conditioning, and feel tired all over.

In addition, when we get anemia from iron deficiency, our body odor is going to terrible. That is because our body is oxygen-deprived, so energy is made of not using oxygen. And then, it is causes of smell with sweat that is made ammonia or milk acid. So you should recruital iron in summer with breaking sweat.

 

Reason 7 Vitamin B1


Vitamin B1 is very important nutrient to fatigue recovery for prevent summer lethargy. Vitamin B1 actions that glucide like rice or thin wheat noodles to energy. So if vitamin B1 decreases, glucide can’t change to energy and milk acid of fatigue matter is pulling in our body, and our body gets tired easily.

Also, when the temperature increases 15℃ to 35℃, it is triple of the vitamin B1 to consume it in our body. So you need to take a lot of vitamin B1 in summer than another seasons.

 

You must be surprised that sticky okra has a lot of strong constituents. Summer lethargy gives us to feel fatigue by hot weather, or we don’t have enough appetite. But it is better that we improve these reasons to spend comfortable, and enjoyable summer.

Okra is simple and bland, so it is good combination with another ingredients. It might good to use okra for carry to increase your appetite. We hope that this article is helpful for you guys.

 

Summary

7 reasons that okra nutrition enhances immunity

Reason 1 Pectin
Reason 2 Mucin
Reason 3 Vitamin C
Reason 4 Beta-carotene
Reason 5 Galactan
Reason 6 Iron
Reason 7 Vitamin B1