Because it is very rich in fiber, eggplant slows down the absorption of glucose, in addition to increasing the feeling of satiety. Both benefits favor weight loss. Eggplant is also rich in calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium and magnesium, in addition to vitamins B, C and A, which act as antioxidants, fighting free radicals and defending the body’s cells. It is also rich in anti-inflammatory substances that, among many benefits, help fight cellulite.In its bark are most of the antioxidants, in addition to anthocyanin, which helps to reduce bad cholesterol. With low calories, the food is an excellent option for those looking to lose weight. It is also effective in preventing disease, reducing not only high cholesterol levels, but also uric acid levels and cardiac risk.

It helps regulate intestinal functioning, moisturizes the skin, fights cellulite, eliminates constipation, among many other benefits.

tea + diet

It is necessary, however, to be aware that just consuming eggplant or its tea daily is not enough to obtain good results in weight loss. This is because this habit needs to be associated with others, which involve a balanced diet without fatty foods and fried foods, in addition to foods rich in vitamins and minerals, not to mention the usual practice of physical exercise. Only together these elements will bring satisfactory effects related to gradual but healthy weight loss.

eggplant tea

To prepare eggplant tea, you will need:

– 1 eggplant with leaves

– 1 liter of water

Preparation mode:

Wash the eggplant and cut into slices with the skin. Place in a pan with the water and bring to the fire. When the mixture starts to boil, time it for 15 minutes. After this time, turn off the heat and cover, letting the mixture rest covered until it becomes warm. Strain and place the tea into a glass bottle with a lid. Store in refrigerator and consume throughout the day.

The procedure must be repeated seven days a week and, if you want to continue taking it, take a three-day break before repeating the seven days of consumption.

The tea should always be consumed on an empty stomach in the amount of one cup per serving. If you want to vary the recipe, try adding lemon or orange.