Eggplant is an antioxidant superstar. The skin of eggplant contains the antioxidant, nasunin. Antioxidants remove potentially damaging oxidizing agents at the cellular level. Keeping everything working well at the cellular level is paramount for great health. Antioxidants are the key to your body's ability to fight free radical damage which can cause disease and speed up the aging process.
If you are looking for a tasty way to get some eggplant into your diet, look no further than this recipe for Eggplant Rotolo, courtesy of the Center for Nutrition Studies.