Eggplant is a vegetable that belongs to the Solanaceae family. It is an edible fruit that has a thin purple-black skin, this coloration is due to the concentration of anthocyanins in the skin, inside there is a whitish-yellowish pulp. Its shape is very similar to the pear.

It is of Asian origin, specifically from India. It is usually consumed as a legume and is enjoyed in different ways. It provides people with vitamins, minerals and various other benefits.

In addition to being very tasty, this fruit has different benefits for human beings who consume it on a daily basis.

What is it for? 

This fruit is an excellent diuretic, thanks to the fact that it contains a very high amount of water. It also serves to lose weight, being an incredible degreaser. It is recommended to consume after eating foods rich in fat, since in this way the body will burn fat more quickly and easily. It has very few calories, and a high content of vegetable fibers.

This fruit also prevents serious diseases, such as heart disease and some types of cancer. Lowers blood cholesterol. The mashed eggplant helps relieve minor skin burns.

It contains a large amount of vitamins, among which are A and C. In addition, it controls diabetes and serves to lower blood pressure.

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Dr. Samantha Robson ( CRN: 0510146-5) is a nutritionist and website content reviewer related to her area of ​​expertise. With a postgraduate degree in Nutrition from The University of Arizona, she is a specialist in Sports Nutrition from Oxford University and is also a member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

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