Eggplant or brinjal has innumerable health benefits. Even the leaves and roots of this plant are beneficial for treating infections and wounds. Let’s take a look at Eggplant’s health benefits:
Eggplants are brimming with fibre besides water, antioxidants that help reduce gut inflammation, relieve constipation by acting as a laxative.
Eggplants aid in strengthening the functions of the heart. It is known to reduce the ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol and promote the ‘good’ HDL cholesterol.
Eggplants being low on carbohydrate and calorie, feature high on weight loss diet plan.
Eggplants are loaded with iron in addition to a series of nutrients such as thiamine, niacin, copper, fibre, folic acid, vitamin C, K, B6, and potassium, manganese.
Being rich in antioxidants, anthocyanins, and eggplants reduces the risks of cancer. They prevent the growth of cancer cells and have healing properties.