Eggplant is round,oblong shaped, that is found in various colors like deep purple,white and sometimes even orange. It is available in the markets all around the year,but are the best to be bought in between August and October because that's when they are in season.
The eggplant belongs to the family of nightshade vegetables. And, when speaking of the eggplant nutritional value it contains some very essential nutrients and even some medical properties which are highly beneficial for the body. So, eggplant is low in saturated fats,sodium and cholesterol. On the other hand, is high in dietary fiber, potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, magnesium. The eggplant is ideal for maintaining optimum health and weight loss.