Okro, also known as “lady’s fingers,” most commonly refers to the edible seedpods of the okro plant. Okro has long been favored as a food for the health-conscious. It contains potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, and calcium. It’s low in calories and has a high dietary fiber content. Recently, a new benefit of including okro in your diet is being considered. Okro has been suggested to help manage blood sugar in cases of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.