It is attractive on the outside, but the best is on the inside
Striped aubergines are an elongated vegetable and a light purple color with very attractive white stripes. They are fleshy and all of the fruit is used except for the stem. They are usually large in size and have a milder taste and less bitterness than their companions, black aubergines.
Eggplant combines very well with many foods. We can prepare it alone as a garnish, either baked, battered, grilled or in creams and pistos as a first course, as well as stuffed in a thousand ways. The options are not over!
It is a vegetable rich in potassium mainly. Striped aubergines also contain phosphorus, and folic acid, ideal to add to the diet of children during school time. In addition, aubergines are a source of antioxidants that help us maintain healthy skin and hair. It is a nutritious vegetable that is included in a healthy and balanced diet.
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The eggplant will take care of what really matters.
Eggplant stands out for its high content of fiber, potassium, vitamin C and B6. Therefore, we are talking about a vegetable that will provide a multitude of benefits to our body. One of the most prominent is to promote the health of the most important organ of the body, the heart.
In them we also find phytochemicals with antioxidant activity such as phenolic compounds, flavonoids and anthocyanins that are found in the skin and are responsible for its color. And what is its main function? Well, they have a really important task, that of protecting cells. In the long term, this translates to helping prevent the growth of tumors and cancer cells. Without a doubt, a benefit that we all want in our body.
In general terms, we are talking about an essential vegetable in the Mediterranean diet with which you can prepare many recipes, without worrying about its calories (since it barely has it) and a long list of benefits that will help us prevent diseases and be healthier.