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Eggplant is rich in Vitamin P, increase blood vessel elasticity, lower blood pressure

Eggplant is rich in Vitamin P, increase blood vessel elasticity

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The daily recommended amount:
Eat 200 to 250 grams of Eggplant every day

Calories in Eggplant (Per 100g)

Calories: 21kcals
Sodium: 5.4mg
Fat: 0.2g
Protein: 1.1g
Carbs: 4.9g

Principle of lowering blood pressure
Eggplant is rich in Vitamin P, can increase the tenacity of microvascular (blood capillary), Reduce vascular resistance and prevent the rupture of blood vessels, thereby lowering blood pressure.

Have a therapeutic effect on coronary heart disease (CHD) and cerebral arteriosclerosis
Eggplant contains choline, the choline has a significant effect on coronary heart disease (CHD), cerebral arteriosclerosis and other cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.

Best food match:
eggplant and meat, eggs
Eggs and meat contain large amounts of cholesterol, Eggplant contains saponins, the saponins can reduce cholesterol, so serve with meat or eggs, can decreas the absorpation of cholesterol.

Eggplant and chili
Eggplants that are rich in Vitamin P, chili contains a lot of vitamin C. Eggplants and chili go together which can increase the absorption rate of vitamin C.

Do's and Dont's:
Right Obese people.
Right Patients with arteriosclerosis

Don't have to peel eggplant, because eggplant skin contains vitamin P, iron and many other nutrients.

Recipe for lowering blood pressure
item Stir-Fried Eggplant (for two person)
Stir-Fried Eggplant

Ingredients: 350 grams of Eggplant, 1/3 cup diced carrot, 1/3 cup diced cucumber, 1/3 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp black pepper.


  1. Wash and rinse your eggplant, cut the eggplant into pieces.
  2. Put some oil into a wok (stir-frying is done with a very small amount of oil, use no more than a tablespoon), when the oil is very hot, just before it smokes is ideal.
  3. Add eggplant, diced carrot, diced cucumber and other ingredients of your choice to the wok, season the stir fry with 1/3 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper. Stir the eggplant and other ingredients constantly and quickly with a spatula or spoon until cooked to the lightly browned stage, then place your Stir-Fried Eggplant on a dish. Eat it!


Calories Protein Fat Sodium
152kcals 5g 7g 872mg

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