Brinjals Healthy Benefits

Being highly nutritious, this vegetable deserves to be included in your diet as it offers the following health benefits.Though they are available all year round, they are at their best during late May to mid-October. Being rich in vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber, they are a great choice for salads, stews and other dishes. Besides being used as food, they have also been used as a decorative garden plant for centuries…The high content of fiber in aubergines or brinjal makes them beneficial for those who want to lose weight. Fiber is a bulky food that occupies a lot of room in your stomach and takes a long time to move from the stomach to the digestive tract. Thus, by including eggplant in a salad or appetizer before a meal, you are likely to eat fewer calories and hence, lose weight.

Consuming this vegetable regularly can help in preventing and treating constipation. It is rich in potent antioxidants which prevent colon and stomach cancer naturally.The high amount of phytonutrients present in aubergines is not only beneficial for your heart but also protects the brain cell membranes from damage by free radicals. Besides, the B vitamins in aubergines enable us to think clearly and prevent stress.

The antioxidants prevent the formation of brain tumors and cancer by attacking the free radicals that cause tumors and cancer.Aubergines when applied topically are quite effective in fading freckles. For this purpose, wash the aubergine and cut it into pieces. Rub these pieces directly and gently in circular motions all over your face for 10 to 15 minutes. This should be done for 10 days to experience effective results.The enzymes present in aubergines help to stimulate hair follicles, thus promoting hair growth and health. They also help in curing greasy build up in your hair. Besides consuming it, you can also apply a chunk of fresh aubergine and rub gently.

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