Homeland eggplant is considered to be India. In Europe, this vegetable was grown on as a houseplant. Eggplants come in different colors and shapes, but we stuck purple. Therefore, in Russia the eggplant lovingly call "little blue". That just does not make them our hostess: salted, fried, pickled, baked. And rightly so. In eggplant contains a lot of useful substances.

Eggplant - excellent diuretic. And potassium, which is contained in it, has a good effect on the heart muscle. Hence, a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system and the circulatory system. Daily consumption of eggplant strengthens blood vessels and removes some of the cholesterol. The high content of fiber helps to cleanse the body of toxins, toxins and bile.

The presence in eggplant of nicotinic acid helps to fight nicotine addiction. 10 grams of eggplant is 1-2 micrograms of pure nicotine. In one cigarette contains not less than 1000 micrograms of nicotine. So judge for yourself. In order to quit Smoking, eggplant should be consumed daily. In the period of quitting the eggplants play the role of substitution therapy, and it helps you weather this situation.

Eggplant - vegetable overseas, to prepare it properly. To get rid of bitterness, the eggplant must be soaked in salt water. This simple action will also help to use a smaller amount of oil when cooking. A great side dish to meat and fish obtained from eggplant, potatoes, carrots and onions. Cook up at vegetable stew.

But in order to choose a good ripe eggplant, you must follow the following rules:

the eggplant needs to be a length of about twenty centimeters;

- the skin around the stem should be green;

- brown seeds in the cut - a sign prasilova of the fetus.

Useful properties of eggplant put them on the highest level among the vegetables. Eat eggplant every day, give up Smoking and be healthy.