Indian eggplants are an excellent source of fiber and contain some vitamin B6, vitamin K, and potassium. They also contain anthocyanins, which have antioxidant properties.
BENEFITS OF EGGPLANT:
- Brain Health: Phytonutrients protect cell membranes from free radical and oxidative stress damage, facilitate neural activity, and keep memory functions sharp. B complex vitamins assist de-stressing functions.
2.Iron Regulation: Iron, a nutrient essential for oxygen transport, in excess is harmful to the body. Iron build up is a common problem in post-menopausal men and women. Nasunin, in eggplant helps remove excess iron from the body.
- Vitamins and Minerals Store: Eggplant contains decent amounts of protein, vitamin C and iron. It is also a good source of calcium, potassium, phosphorus, folic acid as well as beta carotene.