1. Eggplant’s purple hue is due to an antioxidant namely Nasunin.
2. This chemical is unique for eggplant and has anti-aging properties.
3. It protects against cancerous tumor development in both brain and nervous system.
4. Eggplant skin also contains chlorogenic acid that helps in fighting inflammation.
White eggplants skin is more tough and difficult to digest. Purple eggplant is more tender and skin is easily edible.