Nasunin gives eggplant skin its rich, deep-purple color. It also infuses the vegetable with anti-aging properties.
Research has shown that nasunin fights the spread of cancerous cells by cutting off their blood supply. It may also slow the development of Alzheimer's disease by preventing free radicals from damaging neurons.
This versatile vegetable can be grilled, baked, sautéed, or roasted and served hot or cold. Branch out from eggplant parmesan and try a salad of roasted eggplant, apple, and quinoa with cumin vinaigrette and give your body a boost!