1.The plant is cultivated in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions around the world. the ladies fingers are also called as the okra.
2.The products of the plant are mucilaginous, resulting in the characteristic "goo" or slime when the seed pods are cooked; the mucilage contains soluble fiber. Some people prefer to minimize the sliminess.
3.Okra is a popular health food due to its high fiber, vitamin C, and folate content.
4.Okra is also known for being high in antioxidants.
5.Okra is also a good source of calcium and potassium.