How to eat eggplant for weight loss

How to eat eggplant for weight loss

 Weight loss including eggplant in everyday life is an efficient way to lose belly, as this food greatly reduces hunger and helps in the elimination of accumulated fat in the body.  In addition, eating eggplant every day provides fiber that helps in the proper functioning of the intestine and in the fight against bad cholesterol and poor digestion.

 To lose weight, you should use this vegetable in several recipes during the day and drink at least 2 liters of eggplant water, as it promotes the feeling of satiety and moisturizes the skin.

 Here are the best recipes with this vegetable to succeed in the diet and increase weight loss:

 1. Eggplant water

 This water can be taken throughout the day, replacing normal water and, therefore, is a great option for those who do not like to drink natural water.

 Ingredients

 1 eggplant;

 1 liter of water.

 Method of preparation

 Peel and cut the eggplant into cubes, soaking in water overnight.  In the morning, mix everything in a blender, strain and drink throughout the day.  It is possible to alternate the consumption of eggplant water with ginger water, as it has the same properties.

 2. Eggplant pie with chicken

 Eggplant Chicken Pie is an excellent and delicious recipe to use for lunch or dinner, along with a vegetable salad, for example.

 Ingredients:

 4 tablespoons of whole wheat flour;

 1 cup of skimmed milk;

 1 egg;

 1 level dessert spoon of yeast;

 1 fillet (150 g) of shredded chicken;

 1 eggplant cut into cubes;

 2 chopped tomatoes;

 3 tablespoons of peas;

 ½ chopped onion;

 Salt and parsley.

 Method of preparation

 Sauté the onion, parsley, tomatoes, eggplant, chicken and salt.  Place the egg, flour, milk, peas and yeast in a bowl.  Add the sautéed and mix well, then put it in a greased shape.  Bake in a preheated oven at 200°C for about 30 minutes or until the dough is cooked.

 3. Eggplant detox juice

 This juice can be taken for breakfast or an afternoon snack, being ideal to hydrate and fight constipation.

 Ingredients:

 1/2 eggplant;

 1 cabbage leaf;

 1 squeezed lemon;

 1 teaspoon of powdered ginger;

 1 cup of coconut water

 Method of preparation

 Mix all the ingredients in a blender and drink the chilled juice.

 4. Stuffed eggplant

 Stuffed eggplants can be made for lunch or dinner, and they can be stuffed with meat, chicken, fish, or even be vegetarian.

 Ingredients

 2 eggplants;

 180 grams of cooked meat, chicken or fish and/or vegetables (seasoned to taste);

 100 grams of grated low-fat white cheese;

 1 teaspoon of olive oil.

 Method of preparation

 Preheat the oven to 200ºC and place parchment paper on a tray.  Wash and cut the eggplants in half and make transverse cuts to the pulp.  Then add salt, pepper and a little olive oil and roast the eggplants for 30 to 45 minutes.

 With a spoon, remove the eggplant pulp and mix with meat and/or vegetables, stuff the eggplants and put grated cheese on top.  Then put it in the oven to brown.

 5. Eggplant Chips

 These chips can be used as an accompaniment for lunch or also to be consumed as a snack.

 Ingredients

 1 eggplant;

 1 pinch of dried oregano;

 1 pinch of salt.

 Method of preparation

 Cut the eggplant into thin slices and put a pinch of salt and oregano in each one.  Then place in a skillet, preferably non-stick, and leave on low heat.  Once toasted on one side, turn and wait for them to be toasted on the other surface.

 In addition to increasing eggplant consumption, it is also important to eat a healthy diet, low in fat and high in fiber, and to do physical activity at least 3 times a week, to increase metabolism and weight loss.

 Knowing your ideal weight helps you define how many pounds you need to lose.

 For those who do not like the taste of eggplant, a good alternative is to take eggplant capsules, which can be found in health food stores, on the internet or in compounding pharmacies.

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