Health benefits of an Eggplant
By: Sheldon Lineberry
Facts about the Eggplant
Eggplants are known as aubergines in other parts of the world. India is said to be the native country for this strange- looking fruit. There are several different types of Eggplant in the world including one that is small and white, and looks a lot like an egg. Another is long and skinny like a bean. The "Toga" variety is yellow and orange with green stripes.
It has 20 calories, 2 milligrams of sodium, 3 grams of dietary fiber, 2 grams of sugar, and 1 gram of protein.
Different types of Eggplants
It decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality, diabetes, heart disease, and increased energy and overall lower weight. Also decreases blood cholesterol. Has anti- cancer effects.