Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Okra
- ½ cup fresh okra (raw or cooked): 2 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 2 grams fiber and 15 calories
- ½ cup frozen okra, cooked: 2 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 3 grams fiber and 26 calories
- ¼ lb (4 oz) raw okra: 4 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 4 grams fiber and 35 calories
Glycemic Index for OkraAs with most non-starchy vegetables, there is no scientific study of the glycemic index of okra.
Estimated Glycemic Load of Okra
- ½ cup okra: 1
- ¼ lb (4 oz) okra: 3
Health Benefits of OkraOkra is a very good source of fiber, including soluble fiber. It is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and manganese, a very good source of folate, and a good source of magnesium, potassium, vitamin B6, and thiamin.
Read More About Okra at Calorie Count.More Carb Profiles:
Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).