Surprising Benefits of the Egg Plant
1) It contains only 35 calories per cup, thanks to its high fibre and water content.
2) Ayurveda recommends eggplant as it cures insomnia and other sleep disorders.
3) Research shows aubergines can help in lowering ‘bad’ cholesterol, provided you grill or bake them.
4) For centuries, eggplants are used for controlling and managing diabetes, thanks to its high fibre and low carb content.
5) Purple fruits and veggies like beetroot, blueberries, plums and brinjals contain anthocyanin (which provides their colour) – a powerful antioxidant.