Ladies Finger is an edible pea pod and although can be eaten as raw or fresh. It is a wonderful supply of important vitamins such as vitamins A, C, K, E, and B complex, as well as iron, potassium, calcium, copper, sodium, selenium, magnesium, manganese and zinc. It is also low in calories and rich in dietary fiber.It helps red blood cells production and prevent anemia. The high antioxidants and vitamin C content make okra useful for reducing asthmatic attacks. It has insulin-like properties that help to reduce blood sugar level.