Brinjal popularly known as baingan in India, it is not only tasty but also highly recommended in nutritional point of view also. One needs to know how to cook brinjal, otherwise instead of deliciousness one will get awkward feeling while eating. It is highly recommended to eat brinjal at least once in a week. Here are some benefits of brinjal:-
- Brinjal can prevent several types of cancers. Fiber that is present in brinjal will help in reducing the toxins and help in reducing especially tonic cancer. It can even prevent the radical damage to the cells which will further improve the immunity against cancer.
- Brinjal doesn’t have any fat. It will be very good for weight loss. From every 100g of brinjal only 25 calories are available which is very less when compared with the other vegetables. Fiber present in it will feel you satiety (even a small quantity of food will make you feel that you stomach is full)
- Brinjal can also prevent heart diseases. It contains bio-flavonoids which controls hyper tension and releases stress. The chlorogenic acid present in it is having cholesterol burning properties which will remove the excess fat present in your body.
- The anti-radical damage property of brinjal will help you looking younger. It can remove the wrinkles and fine lines on our face, so that one will look much younger. The high water content present in brinjal will help you in flushing the toxins from your body ultimately making your skin smoother and glower.
- The phyto-nutrients present in brinjal are very good for brain. They are known for their memory functioning and transferring messages from one part of your body to other. These phyto-nutrients will also protect the cell membranes of different parts of the body.
- Apart from this brinjal is known for having nicotine (10kg of brinjal nicotine = 1 cigarette nicotine) and helps in quitting the tobacco.
So from today onwards even if you don’t like it also, make brinjal as a part of your diet and enjoy its benefits. Some people still may have the wrong assumption that brinjal is not at all tasty, but once you find the taste of it from a really good cook you won’t found such taste in any other vegetable for sure.