Is Eggplant Keto?

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Answer: Eggplant is low in carbs and a popular addition to recipes due to its capacity to absorb fats.



By itself, the eggplant is unexciting. It has a bitter taste and has few macronutrients. A 100 g serving contains only 3 g of net carbs, but provides almost zero fat and only 1 g of protein.

However, the eggplant comes to life in the pan. Perhaps the eggplant's best quality is its ability to absorb oils and other fats during cooking. Thus, eggplants are a very popular ingredient in keto recipes. Eggplants also contain nasunin, an antioxidant that prevents free radicals from damaging brain cells.

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