Eggplants or aubergines are super rich in nasunin, a rare type of disease fighting antioxidant found in all varieties of eggplants with an array of health benefits.
Eggplants are high in fiber and low in calories with anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties. In addition, studies have shown that consuming eggplant can be beneficial in lowering cholesterol and blood pressure.
Tip: majority of the nasunin is found in its purple skin. Remember to eat the entire vegetable including its peel to take advantage of all the health benefits.
Keep in mind some healthy foods with incredible health benefits such as eggplant, might cause some unpleasant symptoms. Some people with sensitive digestion and joint issues can have inflammatory response when consuming eggplants.