aka aubergine or eggplant
Light: shady sun
Water: once a day
Soil: good drainage
Fertilizer: twice a month
High in Antioxidants : Eggplants boast a high number of antioxidants.Antioxidants are substances that help protect the body from damage caused by harmful substances known as free radicals. Studies have shown that antioxidants could help prevent many types of chronic disease, such as heart disease and cancer.
May Promote Blood Sugar Control : Adding eggplants to your diet may help keep your blood sugar in check. Eggplants are high in fiber, which passes through the digestive system intact. Fiber can lowers blood sugar by slowing the rate of digestion and absorption of sugar in the body. Slower absorption keeps blood sugar levels steady and prevents spikes and crashes .Polyphenols, or natural plant compounds, found in eggplants may reduce sugar absorption and increase insulin secretion, both of which can help lower blood sugar.
Could Help With Weight Loss : Eggplants are high in fiber and low in calories, making them an excellent addition to any weight loss regimen. Additionally, eggplants are often used as a high-fiber, low-calorie replacement for higher-calorie ingredients in recipes.
May Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease : Thanks to their antioxidant content, eggplants may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
Studies have demonstrated that eggplants may have a protective effect on the heart.