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13 Health Benefits of Eggplant

Feb 08, 2017

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  • E G G P L A N T

    P R E V E N T S A N E M I A

    EGGPLANT PROVIDES A DECENT AMOUNTOF IRON IN THEIR MEATY FRUIT TO

    COMBAT ANEMIA. MOREOVER, EGGPLANTIS ALSO A GOOD DIETARY SOURCE OF

    COPPER, ANOTHER ESSENTIAL MINERALFOR RED BLOOD CELLS SYNTHESIS.

    EATING EGGPLANT PROVIDE YOU TWOMINERALS ESSENTIAL FOR HAVING

    HEALTHY RED BLOOD CELLS COURSINGTHROUGH YOUR VEINS.

  • E G G P L A N T

    R I C H I N A N T I O X I D A N T S

    THERE IS A WIDE SPECTRUM OFPHYTONUTRIENTS IN EGGPLANT

    EXHIBITING A GOOD ANTIOXIDANTACTIVITY: CAFFEIC, CHLOROGENIC ACID

    AND NASUNIN. CHLOROGENIC ACID ISALSO CONSIDERED A POTENT

    ANTIOXIDANT WITH MANY PROVENBENEFITS. NASUNIN IS A FLAVONOID

    WITH POWERFUL ANTIOXIDANTCAPACITY.

  • E G G P L A N T

    N A T U R E S B L O O D P R E S S U R E R E M E D I E S

    THE HIGH POTASSIUM-TO-SODIUM RATIOIS BENEFICIAL IN PREVENTING

    HYPERTENSION. MOREOVER, THENASUNIN IN THE SKIN OF THE EGGPLANT

    IS AN EXCELLENT ANTIANGIOGENICPHYTONUTRIENT HELP CONTROL

    HYPERTENSION BY RESTRICTING THEGROWTH OF NEW BLOOD VESSELS ANDKEEPING BLOOD VESSELS CLEAR AND

    RELAX.

  • E G G P L A N T

    I M P R O V E B R A I N C O G N I T I V E F U N C T I O N S

    EGGPLANT HAS BEEN CALLED BRAINFOOD BECAUSE OF ITS WONDERFUL

    CONTENT OF PHYTONUTRIENTS KNOWNAS BOOSTERS FOR COGNITIVE ACTIVITYAND GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH. THESE

    PHYTOCHEMICALS INCREASE BLOODFLOW AND THUS MORE OXYGEN TO THEBRAIN; STIMULATES THE DEVELOPMENTOF NEURAL PATHWAYS; AND BOOST THEMEMORY AND ANALYTICAL CAPABILITY

    OF OUR BRAIN.

  • E G G P L A N T

    G O O D S O U R C E O F E N E R G Y B O O S T I N GV I T A M I N B

    EGGPLANT IS ALSO A GREAT SOURCE OFVITAMIN B1, B3 AND B6. THE GROUP OF B-VITAMINS PLAYS AN ESSENTIAL ROLE INTHE PROPER FUNCTION OF THE CENTRALNERVOUS SYSTEM, ENERGY PRODUCTION,

    HORMONE BALANCE AND LIVERFUNCTION.

  • E G G P L A N T

    F I G H T C A N C E R S

    ANTIOXIDANTS ARE ONE OF THE BODYSBEST LINES OF DEFENSE AGAINST A WIDE

    VARIETY OF CANCERS. DIETARYANTIOXIDANTS SCAVENGE THE FREE

    RADICALS, WHICH ARE BY-PRODUCTS OFNORMAL CELLULAR METABOLISM IN OURBODY THAT CAN ATTACK HEALTHY CELLS

    AND DECONSTRUCT THE DNA INTOPOTENTIAL CARCINOGENIC CELLS.

  • E G G P L A N T

    K E E P S O U R B O N E S S T R O N G

    EGGPLANT IS AN UNUSUAL VEGETABLETHAT HELPS BUILD STRONG BONES AND

    PREVENT OSTEOPOROSIS. THISWONDERFUL BENEFIT FOR BONE HEALTH

    IS PRIMARILY DERIVED FROM ITSVITAMIN AND MINERAL CONTENT. THEPHENOLIC COMPOUNDS IN EGGPLANT

    PEELS HAVE BEEN LINKED TO REDUCEDSIGNS OF OSTEOPOROSIS, STRONGER

    BONES AND INCREASED BONE MINERALDENSITY.

  • E G G P L A N T

    M A N A G E T Y P E 2 D I A B E T E S

    FIRSTLY, THE HIGH FIBER AND LOWSOLUBLE CARBOHYDRATE CONTENT OF

    EGGPLANT MAKE IT A HEALTHIER CHOICEPEOPLES WITH HIGH POSTPRANDIAL

    GLUCOSE LEVEL. SECONDLY, THEANTHOCYANINS PRESENT IN THE PEEL OF

    EGGPLANT IS A POTENT INHIBITOR OFDIGESTIVE ENZYMES SUCH AS ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASE AND ALPHA-AMYLASE.

  • E G G P L A N T

    H E A R T H E A L T H

    THE FIBER CONTENT OF THE EGGPLANTHELPS TO REDUCE CHOLESTEROL ANDRELAX BLOOD VESSELS, BOTH AIDS TOMAINTAIN GOOD HEART HEALTH. THE

    ANTIOXIDANTS IN EGGPLANT HELPELIMINATE OXIDATIVE STRESS TO THECARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM AND THUS

    DECREASE THE RISK OF HEART ATTACKAND HEART DISEASE.

  • E G G P L A N T

    I M P R O V E D I G E S T I V E H E A L T H

    EGGPLANT IS A GOOD SOURCE OF DIETARYFIBER WHICH IS KNOWN TO BE CRITICAL

    FOR GASTROINTESTINAL HEALTH. ONEWHOLE UNPEELED EGGPLANT HAS MORE

    THAN 16 G OF FIBER. ONE CUP OFEGGPLANT CONTAINS ABOUT 8% OF THE

    DAILY VALUES OF DIETARY FIBER.INGESTION OF ADEQUATE AMOUNT OF

    FIBER HELP TO STIMULATE YOUR BOWELMOVEMENT, RELIEVE CONSTIPATION,

    HEMORRHOIDS AND COLITIS.

  • E G G P L A N T

    P R O M O T E W E I G H T L O S S

    SINCE EGGPLANT CONTAINS ALMOST NOFAT OR CHOLESTEROL AND AT THE SAME

    TIME CONTAINS A LARGE AMOUNT OFFIBER, IT IS A VERY GOOD CHOICE FORTHOSE TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT OR

    FIGHT OBESITY PROBLEMS. THE FIBERINHIBITS THE RELEASE OF GHRELIN, THE

    HORMONE THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FORSIGNALING THE HUNGER TO OUR BRAIN.

  • E G G P L A N T

    P R O T E C T Y O U R H E A R T

    EATING EGGPLANT BOOST YOUR DIETARYFIBER INTAKE WHICH IS KNOWN TO BE

    LINKED TO A REDUCTION IN HEARTDISEASE. IT REDUCES THE RISK OF

    ATHEROSCLEROSIS, HEART ATTACKS ANDSTROKES BY ELIMINATING THE BAD

    CHOLESTEROL (LDL CHOLESTEROL) THATCAN CLOG ARTERIES AND VEINS, ANDSTIMULATE THE UPTAKE OF GOODCHOLESTEROL (HDL CHOLESTEROL).

  • E G G P L A N T

    P R E V E N T B I R T H D E F E C T

    EGGPLANT IS A RICH SOURCE OF FOLICACID, WHICH MAKES IT PARTICULARLY

    BENEFICIAL OR PREGNANT WOMEN. FOLICACID PROTECTS THE INFANT FROMNEURAL TUBE DEFECTS WHICH CANMANIFEST IN A NUMBER OF WAYS.

    THEREFORE, IT IS ALWAYSRECOMMENDED THAT EXPECTING

    MOTHERS INCREASE THEIR FOLIC ACIDINTAKE.