Garden Egg is one of the healthiest food you can eat and being used in different ways to prepare delicacies like African salad etc.As a member of the vegetable family, it contains nutrients that include beta carotene, vitamins B6, E and foliate, calcium, iron, magnesium, fiber and many essential vitamins and minerals.
Experts recommend it as a perfect food option for those interested in losing weight because of its high fiber content. When you take garden egg, it fills the tummy because of its fiber content which reduces the food you consume, thereby reducing the calories and body weight.
Nutritionists found that 8% supplement of the two types of garden egg (Solanum aethiopicum and Solanum macrocarpon) caused 55% and 43% weight reduction respectively in tested rats.
In addition, it also ensured stability in blood glucose level, thus suggesting that the fruits can be used to mitigate type II diabetes.