The Eggplant is rich in antioxidants. The antioxidants are abundant in the skin of the eggplant. Most importantly, nasunin that is an anthocyanin phytonutrient cleanses the oxygen free radicals which beneficially especially to the brain. The phenolic antioxidant present in the eggplant promotes cardiovascular health reducing the risk factors like hypertension and blood clots and thus prevent stroke protecting arteries of brain. The cell membranes of brain are semi-permeable. The health of the cell membrane is very essential to prevent damages to brain by antioxidants. Nasunin helps the brain to remain healthy by its scavenging properties to rule out the presence of antioxidants which can cause injury.
Egg plants taps your palate with wonderful taste having good nutritional value like fibre content, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, vitamin k, folate.
Eggplant is of the nightshade family and as such foods of this family have had to be included in your diet with caution because allergic reactions and other adverse effects have been reported by some people due to the consumption of eggplant.
Know the fact that your brain loves eggplant, now you start loving it to stay cool with antioxidant free healthy brain. You can always have this glossy purple plant in your soup or grilled dishes. Yeah! Favourite eggplant recipes are eggplant parmesan pizza, grilled eggplant sandwiches, lamb and eggplant kebabs and shrimp-stuffed eggplant. It’s good to have eggplant as fresh as anything, storing
in cool place will damage its texture. Select and buy fresh one to get nutrients from it in a very natural form.