Benefits of Eggplant

 Health Benefits of Eggplant

Eggplant / Brinjal with Lot of Positive Features

 Eggplant originally grew in India long way back.   However, later this medicated plant was nestled in China for cultivation.  Moors   introduced this eggplant in the Middle age.  This green plant earned much popularity in European belt. France and Italy tried to cultivate this nutritious eggplant for commercial purpose.   Eggplant is also termed as ‘aubergine’ (brinjal).   Much later, in America, Thomas, a botanist brought this opal shaped vegetable in America in the year of 1806.

Benefits of Eggplant


Composition of Eggplant in 100 grams


Nutrition per value in 100gm




1.01 (g)

Fat Total

0.19 (g)


5.70 (g)

Fiber - Total

3.40 (g)

Sugar - Total

2.35 (g)


9.00 (mg)


0.24 (mg)


14.00 (mg)


25.00 (mg)


230.00 (mg)


2.00 (mg)


0.16 (mg)


0.08 (mg)


0.25 (mg)


0.30 (mg)

Vitamin C

2.20 (mg)


0.04 (mg)


0.04 (mg)


0.65 (mg)

Vitamin B6

0.08 (mg)

Folate - Total

22.00 (mcg)

Food - Folate

22.00 (mcg)

Folate - DFE

22.00 (mcg_DEF)

Vitamin B12

0.00 (mcg)

Vitamin A

27.00 (IU)


0.00 (mcg)

Vitamin E

0.30 (mg)

Vitamin K

3.50 (mcg)

Fat - Saturated

0.03 (g)

Fat - Monounsaturated

0.02 (g)

Fat - Polyunsaturated

0.08 (g)


0.00 (mg)

Overall Benefits of Eggplant / Brinjal Intake

Eggplant / Brinjal for Type II Diabetes:

Researchers have made good probing to find out the positive features of eggplant / brinjal.  This eggplant is nutritious and it is also capable of boosting up the body by delivering adequate nutrients, vitamins, proteins and minerals.   That’s why doctors prescribe eggplants to those who suffer from diabetes type –II.  Diabetes affected patients.  Eggplants control the glucose in the blood and therefore it works fantastically to minimize the diabetes 2 type.

Cholesterol Checking:

Eggplant / brinjal decreases the cholesterol level in the blood. This vegetable is low in carbohydrates and promotes the generation of energy and stamina, aiding in the body's rebuilding process. Professional dietitians often choose to incorporate eggplants into carefully planned meals.

Minimization of Cancer:

Eggplant is efficient to block the blood supply to necrosis tumors which assist the spread of cancer at rapid speed. Angiogenesis speeds up the formation of numerous vessels filled with blood.  Angiogenesis is therefore more powerful to increase the risk factors of creation of cancerous cells.  In Japan, scientists came to conclusion after massive investigation that eggplant has the strength and nasunin component which plays a significant role to bring down the severity of different types of cancer which affects the body for destruction. Eggplant is a perfect inhibitor to eliminate the angiogenesis to protect the body from the painful cancer. It also performs as an anti-oxidant agent.

Eggplants / Brinjal Improve Lipids of Brain:

The brain is the integral part of human anatomy. If the brain is infected or attacked by diseases, it will do lot of disturbance and damage to the body and mind.   For this reason, you will have to take special care for the protection of your brain from injury and infection as well.  Eggplants give safeguards to lipids in the membrane of the brain. That’s why; the communication via brain is well done.  You will have to take this vegetable for bringing perfection to the brain functionality to strengthen the communication among cells in the body.


Angiogenesis is vital biological process which has both pros and cons.  It enhances the formation of new vessels to speed up the growth but simultaneously it determines the rapid transition of embedded tumor into the chronic/malignant cysts/nodules. New blood vessels are formed from the pre-existing outgrowth and therefore it is harmful to patients who basically suffer from cancer. Now, eggplant which contains nasunin produces the positive impact to prevent the spread of new blood vessels from the existing tumor.  At the same time, it also enhances the rapid improvement of the internal organs, tissues and cellular structure in the body.


Eggplant can be cooked to prepare the tasty food item for the lunch.   Eggplant is an oval shaped nightshade vegetable which can be utilized to make sandwich and hammed-casserole. Vegan persons can include this brinjal type vegetable in his food list.


  1. Eggplants can be used to prepare casseroles, lasagna and patties. You can prepare these delicious food items at home.  For instance eggplant casserole can be prepared by arranging the list of cooking items like   cheddar cheese, onion pieces, fresh milk, salt as required, and pure casseroles. You will have to blend all these ingredients into a container for the preparation of eggplant casseroles.
  2. Those who are diabetic patients should avoid high carbohydrate based food items. They can opt for delicious diabetic casserole which contains good amount of eggplant.   You need to learn about the preparation of this delicious and tasty dish.   At first you should collect necessary ingredients like sausage, crumbs of bread, sauces, eggplant extract inclusive of casserole.   Before concentrating on the cooking process, you should wash eggplants in a vessel using water.

There are many culinary e-books in net; you can go through these study materials for knowing more clearly about the preparation of eggplant casseroles with perfection.   You should not use powerful peppermint and strong spices to make it fast food. You will have to follow the instructions of doctors/dieticians who are expert in the preparation of such high quality nutritious food items. Eggplant is suitable to the aged people who are affected by diabetes and physical weakness.  They can be given delicious dishes which are packed with eggplant juice. You can entertain guests by offering them different types of light eggplant based sandwiches, casseroles and eggplant soup which provide sufficient nutrients to the body.


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