Eggplants are very useful, they contain an optimal amount of calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, is needed by the body carotene and a large number of b vitamins Eggplant is also stimulate the process of hematopoiesis, and increase hemoglobin in the blood. Do not forget that these vegetables are high in fiber, so if you manage to use minimal amount of oil when cooked, eggplant can be a great dietary product.
How to select and store eggplant is the Most delicious fruit is a small, 10-15 centimeters in length. Fruit-Champions can grow up to 70 centimeters and weigh more than a kilogram, but these eggplants are rarely used in cooking. The most useful eggplant — almost black shiny skinned, with elongated narrow shape and small number of seeds. Overripe eggplant is not only delicious, but also harmful — they contain the toxic substance solanine. It is the solanine makes overripe fruits including eggplant bitter. When selecting a sure that the fruit was not damaged. The smell should not cause you rejection. The fruit itself should be firm. At room temperature, the eggplant can be stored for no more than two days, and at a temperature of 1-2 degrees and average humidity of 85-90 percent to 25 days.