Lifestyle Desk – Brinjal, also known as Eggplant is rich in nutrients and high in antioxidants. Even it can help in reducing health risks such as heart disease, blood sugar rise, weight gain, and cancer. But this healthy vegetable has some dangerous side effects that one must know.
Especially, when you consume it in high amounts, it can lead to various health risks. Let’s find it out.
Eggplant can cause allergies in rare scenarios such as difficulty in breathing, swelling, and hives. Also, it can cause anaphylaxis. This vegetable belongs to the nightshade family of vegetables which is associated with allergies.
Eggplant excessive consumption can lead to kidney stones. If you have consumed high amounts of brinjal and experience sharp pain in your kidneys, do consult a doctor.
Eggplant peels have a chemical named nasunin which removes iron from the cells and may reduce iron absorption. This will lead to iron deficiency in your body.
Notably, Eggplant or Brinjal is a good vegetable but excessive consumption can lead to various health risks. So, take it in a limited amount.