8 Reasons Why You Need To Eat More Eggplant


Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions.


Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like the eggplant decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality, diabetes, heart disease and promotes a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy and overall lower weight.

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Here’s what the humble eggplant can do to help you live healthier:

– The iron, calcium and other minerals in eggplant supply the essential nutrients required by the body.

– Regular consumption of eggplant helps prevent blood clots because of its highs Vitamin K and bioflavonoids contents which strengthen capillaries.

Eggplants can lower ‘bad’ cholesterol. But you must cook them the right way to get these benefits. Instead of frying, bake them.

– It’s been used for controlling and managing diabetes, thanks to the high fiber and low soluble carbohydrate content of the eggplant.

– They provide fiber, which protects the digestive tract. In fact, regular intake of eggplants can protect you from colon cancer.

– Eggplants contain certain essential phyto nutrients which improve blood circulation and nourish the brain. These nutrients are concentrated in the skin of the eggplant, so don’t throw it away.

– Eggplants are high in bioflavonoids, which are known to control high blood pressure and relieve stress.

– Eggplant is low in calories, with just 35 per cup. It contains no fat and its high fiber content can help you feel full.


Video source: Foods4Health
Source: healthadvisorgroup


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