Eggplant: Benefits that will leave you speechless

Eggplants, also known as aubergines, belong to the nightshade family of plants. Although often considered a vegetable, they’re actually a fruit. We list 14 amazing benefits of including eggplant into your diet.

Eggplants may prevent arthritis, osteoporosis, and heart conditions

How to use eggplants

Eggplants are a staple in the Mediterranean Diet, known as one of the healthiest diets in the world. Luckily, eggplants are very versatile and can be used in curries, stews, roasted for salads, used in spreads, and dips. To remove the bitter aftertaste, slice the eggplant before cooking and soak it in salted water or boiling water, for a couple of hours.

Check out our article on the Mediterranean Diet, which includes eggplants and many other healthy foods.

Victoria Thais

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