Seed rate - 5 - 6 kg/acre
Total harvesting yield - 50 - 60 q / acre
What are the health benefits of eating red ladyfinger?
Healthy Digestion: The main reason why you include red okra in your diet is the significant increase in your total fiber intake. The glutinous fiber found in okra helps move most of the food through your digestive system. This means that bowel movements will be more regular and gastrointestinal problems like bloating, pain, constipation, and excess gas will be reduced. Due to the presence of a lot of water in it, it prevents diarrhea. Lastly, fiber also helps in flushing out excess cholesterol from the body.
Improves Eye Vision: Red okra contains very high amounts of vitamin A and antioxidants like beta, carotene, xanthine, and lutein. Antioxidants are powerful compounds that destroy or neutralize free radicals which are a dangerous byproduct of cellular metabolism. Free radicals are responsible for damaging cells in the body, Also responsible for blindness. By including okra vegetables in your diet in more quantity, your eyesight will be sharp, as well as it will also protect against macula degeneration and cataract of the eye.
Healthy skin: Vitamin A antioxidants are able to protect skin health by promoting rapid healing, reducing scars and acne scars, and warding off wrinkles. This is because antioxidants are able to neutralize free radicals that may have damaged skin cells.
Immune system: The various antioxidant components of red okra help to fight free radicals, as well as the high amount of vitamin C that strengthens the general immune system. Vitamin C can stimulate the immune system to make more white blood cells, which can fight off other foreign pathogens and diseases that weaken the body's immune system.
Blood pressure and heart health: Okra is a good source of both vitamins and minerals, including potassium, which is an essential aspect of human health. Potassium is essential for maintaining proper fluid balance in the body as it balances sodium. Other than this, Potassium helps the blood vessels and arteries to remain relaxed, so it lowers blood pressure and also reduces stress on the cardiovascular system. That is, fibrin and arteriosclerosis will be reduced to a great extent.