Rich in fiber, eggplants improve the functions of the digestive system by acting as a natural laxative
3. Weight loss: Saponin in the eggplant prevents fat accumulation and absorption in the body and thus, aids the process of losing weight. While its nutrient content is extremely high, eggplant low on carbohydrates and calories and can easily fit into your weight loss diet.
Saponin in the eggplant prevents fat accumulation and absorption in the body
4. Rich in antioxidants: Anthocyanins that impart the deep purple colour to eggplants help in fighting free radicals in the body preventing the growth of cancer cells as well as other disease causing bacteria. Eggplants are especially rich in anthocyanins, a type of pigment with antioxidant properties that's responsible for their vibrant colour.
Now, that you know all the health benefits of eating eggplants regularly, don't shy away from this wonderful vegetable. There are several ways in which they can be made appealing and easier to consume for those who detest eating them. For instance, adding it to a simple sandwich or a whole grain burger does wonders. You can toss them with pasta or bake with cheese and other vegetables. Smokey, roasted eggplants are lovely with some light sauce. These are just few options to get you going.
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