Raw bhindi is 90% water, 2% protein, 7% carbohydrates and negligible in fat. In a 100 gram amount, raw okra is rich (20% or more of the Daily Value, DV) in dietary fiber, vitamin C and vitamin K, with moderate contents of thiamin, folate and magnesium (table). Okra also provides iron, niacin, phosphorus, copper, and a rich source of antioxidants. What's more, Okra is able to be stay low in calories level and carbohydrate while still maintaining some of the protein and fiber in Okra.
In addition to providing the necessary nutrients to the human body, Okra can also help reduce obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. A substance called mucilage in Okra helps remove toxins from the body.