Eggplants are close relatives of the tomato. This plant of the genus Solanaceae, is very common throughout the world. From them prepare a variety of dishes, bake them, fry, make caviar, pickled, salted, are used in a variety of national dishes. Also there are small level of eggplant calories
|Eggplant||24 kcal||1,2 g||0,1 g||4,5 g|
|eggplant fried||95,5 kcal||2 g||5,7 g||8,9 g|
|eggplant stew||41,3 kcal||1,1 g||1,9 g||5,1 g|
|eggplant baked||69,2 kcal||1,2 g||5,2 g||6,8 g|
|eggplant konserviro- Vanny||49 kcal||0,9 g||0,7 g||7,3 g|
The useful properties of eggplant
Eggplant valuable to diet that are rich in fiber, vitamins C, B1, B2, B5, B6, PP, minerals (calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium), pectin, soluble sugars. Vitamin PP – is nicotinic acid. Due to the high content of it in the eggplant, dishes of this vegetable is recommended for those who quit smoking. Due to natural nicotinic acid the body easier to tolerate the rejection of cigarettes (it is interesting that tobacco, as well as eggplant, too, belongs to the family Solanaceae).
To diet eggplant is good that the low eggplant calories in it a lot of fiber and pectin, which cleanse the body of toxins, deduce the excess fluid from the body, stimulate the bowels. This eggplant contains a large set of trace elements that strengthen the heart, have a beneficial effect on cholesterol levels, useful for metabolic disorders, diseases of the kidneys and liver, anemia.
If you want to reduce calorie eggplant frying, it is possible to soak for ten minutes in cold water before cooking, then it will absorb less fat.