5 Health benefits of Eggplant everyone must know about

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Eggplant; this is not the plant which bears egg! It is known as one of the healthiest vegetable. Today we will be telling you about the Health benefits of Eggplant.

Vegetables are out staple diet, and is consumed by everyone. Eggplant which looks quite similar as brinjal, is very healthy and used in different dishes.

eggplant vegetable

eggplant vegetable

How does it looks?

Eggplant is there of different shapes, sizes and colours. The most common one is egg (oval) shaped, purple in color and little elongated. It is also found in small, long, round shapes. It is also of green, light purple color.

Recipes with Eggplant:

Eggplant is used to prepare a number of dishes, such as baigan bharta, baigan kalonji, fried eggplant, gravy curry and many more.

yummy eggplant fry

yummy eggplant fry

Where one can get it?

It is easily available in vegetable stores and supermarkets even. One should choose it wisely, the one which is less spongy, looks tender and is not so large is the nice quality. It looks very glossy and attractive.

Today we will be telling you the health benefits of Eggplant.

tree of eggplant

tree of eggplant

Health benefits of Eggplant:

1. Aids in weight loss-

Being rich in fibres and lower in calories, eggplant becomes the best thing for weight loss. It is the best food to reduce weight, thus must be considered by those willing to loose weight.

2. Prevents Cardiovascular disease-

Researches have shown, intake of eggplant on a regular basis works a lot to prevent heart disease. Those who are in the risk of heart disease, must intake eggplant. It cleanses the arteries thus preventing all sorts of cardiovascular diseases.

3. Richness in Vitamins and Minerals-

Vitamins and minerals are abundantly found in eggplant. If you want an edible, rich in phytonutrients then must go for eggplant. The iron, calcium and other minerals in eggplant supply the essential nutrients required by the body.  Eggplant makes number of recipes. Give a twist to your meal, with the addition of eggplant and see the magic.

4. Good for Digestion-

If you are suffering from problems related to indigestion and constipation, then eggplant is a good thing for you. Being rich in soluble fibres, it is safe and a type of medication for stomach related problems.

5. For Flawless and glowing skin-

Eggplants contain good  amount of water in it, which is beneficial to keep your skin hydrated and glowing. It is also mild vegetable, thus keeps your skin free from toxins and body system clean.

When your body is clean from inside, then same will reflect as clear and radiant skin.

So these were the Health benefits of eggplant. Isn’t it a miraculous plant and edible. Many of us especially the kids, makes face after listening eggplant or brinjal.

Guys, it even tastes good and as discussed above it is miraculous in health. Add this in your diet and see your growing health.

Hope you like the post, share it to all and do share your experiences with us. Take care and live well!

She is a learner and health conscious person. She is always interested in seeking knowledge regarding Ayurveda, herbal medicine and Yoga to cure any health ailments naturally.

She holds a Bachelor Degree in Alternative Medicine and interested in Naturopathy.


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