Okra, also known as ladies finger, has been a part of different cuisines across the globe. However, not many people are aware of its multiple health benefits. Okra is rich in fiber and hence cures digestion problems and constipation. In addition, it is rich in essential vitamins like vitamins A, C and K, and folate, thiamine and pyridoxine. Important minerals found in okra are calcium, copper, iron, potassium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc. Okra aids in weight loss, prevents diabetes by controlling blood sugar, helps in pregnancy, improves immunity and prevents anemia. For details of these health benefits and more go through the following list of some of the health benefits of okra (ladies finger).