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Eggplant Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eggplant Benefits.

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Eggplant

Eggplants can come in a variety of shades, from lavender to emerald green. The most common variety is the deep purple and oval-shaped beauties we see at the grocery store. Hardiness Zones: 9-11 (Find your hardiness zone.) When to Plant: ...  Read more

What Is Ratatouille?

Who didn't like "Ratatouille," the animated feature film produced by Pixar and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures? It tells the story of Remy, a rat living in Paris who wants to be a chef. Now if your child is like my inquisitive 11-ye...  Read more

Meatless Meals Benefit Your Health

"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m...  Read more

Dining Out: Greek & Middle Eastern Cuisines

Characteristics: There’s more to Greek food than gyros, baklava and Greek salads. Many dishes include low-fat dips, but many desserts and pastries are loaded with fat. Overall, this is generally a healthy way to eat; even the higher calor...  Read more

Herbs and Spices to ''Spark'' Your Food

Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma. Tips for using herbs and...  Read more

What non-scale benefits have you gained?
Updated 3/12/2014 1:24:50 PM

Nine weeks in, I haven't lost as much weight as I had hoped to by now. As in, I've lost hardly any. But today I went to the doctor, where I proceeded to become exceptionally lost and arrive late (which I hate) for a very stressful appointment....  Read more

Recognizing Other Benefits
Updated 3/3/2014 11:26:12 PM

I joined SparkPeople.com because I want to lose weight while pursuing a healthier lifestyle. I've been here for about five weeks now, and the scale has moved an almost disappointing five pounds. Instead of being unhappy about my slow progress, I am m...  Read more

Eggplant suggestions needed
Updated 2/11/2014 5:58:56 PM

Ok, we are Italian. That said Eggplant gets battered and FRIED ...severed over pasta covered in cheese. I am in need of other ideas to they that will be good for me. I would love to hear what you all think! Thanks in advance. Febe...  Read more

benefits of laughter
Updated 12/31/2013 4:24:47 PM

Apparently, scientists are still digging up several advantages of laughing each day. As a matter of fact, elaborate research is still being conducted based on this topic. However, it is always certain that laughter is something that can only brin...  Read more

The benefits of good food
Updated 11/19/2013 7:54:11 PM

Do you believe what you eat makes a difference? For instance if someone were to stay in their calorie range-but were not eating any fruits or veggies, not drinking their water, etc. Do you think their results would be different than someone who...  Read more

A Great Diuretic!

Eggplant is low in calories and high in fiber & magnesium & potassium. Good for diabetic and dieters alike because of it's high water content. A great Diuretic! Has antioxidants too! Try eggplant parm, eggplant stew, and some people add eggplant to...  Read more

Eggplant.... for Burgers, stew and more for low calorie, low Carb

The fiber in eggplant can lower cholesterol and prevent the absorption of fat. It may also help in the prevent of cancer. Eggplant is a low calorie food, great for, a side dish, casserole, soups, stews, or as eggplant burger. Low in protein eggpl...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

12 Delectable Ways to Use Eggplant

Looking for some new ways to use eggplant? We've rounded up a variety of healthy and delectable recipes for you to try. Spicy Eggplant Dip Eggplant Lasagna Mushroom and Eggplant Skewers Mini Eggplant Pizzas Eggplant, Squash, and Zucchi...  Read more

Make This Meal: Chef Meg's Eggplant Napoleon

This recipe was inspired by moussaka, eggplant Parmesan and lasagna. The result is a light and tasty meatless meal that makes any night a special occasion. A Napoleon is a traditional French dessert made with layers of puff pastry and a pastry c...  Read more