Eggplant🍆

Eggplant, or aubergine, is part of the Mediterranean diet. Studies have shown consumption to reduce risk of obesity, diabetes, and promote a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy and overall lower weight.

#1 Heart Health   *The fiber, potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B-6, and phytonutrient content in eggplants all support heart health. Flavonoid rich food, like eggplant, played a major role in lowering risk of cardiovascular disease.

#2 Blood Cholesterol   *Studies showed consuming eggplant can significantly decrease weight and blood cholesterol levels. Eggplant contains significant amounts of chlorogenic acid, which is one of the most powerful free radical scavengers found in plants. Also shown to decrease LDL levels, and also serves as an antimicrobial, antiviral, and anticarcinogenic agent.

#3 Weight management and Satiety   *Dietary fibers are commonly recognized as important factors in weight management and loss by functioning as “bulking agents” in the digestive system. These fibers increase satiety and reduce appetite, making you feel fuller longer and lowering your overall calorie intake.

For the full list of benefits, visit the link below.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/279359.phpFB_IMG_1460146431578

 

 

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