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8 reason why eggplants are the best .
Eggplants aren’t REALLY vegetables, they’re berries. Which isn’t that strange, considering other fruits are commonly mistaken for vegetables – like tomatoes.
Eggplants and tomatoes are actually related. They both belong to the nightshade family with the famous literary poison – deadly nightshade. But don’t worry, eggplant isn’t toxic (at least not in normal amounts).
A study published in 1993 in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that eggplant has by far the highest level of nicotine of any vegetable. But it’s such a small amount that there’s really no need for concern. You would have to eat between 20 and 40 pounds of eggplant to consume the amount of nicotine you’d get smoking one cigarette.
But eggplant had a bad rap before it’s comparison with cigarettes. Ancient Persian philosophers ascribed all kinds of ailments to them – from pimples to epilepsy.
People in the U.K. called them aubergines. The word “aubergine” goes all the way back to the ancient Indian language Sanskrit. The eggplant is believed to have originated in India, where it is considered to be the King of Vegetables.
The word “eggplant” that we use in North America comes from British-colonized India, where at the time, a small, white, egg-like variety of the vegetable was all the rage.
In Renaissance Italy, it was called a mala insana or “crazy apple”.
Japan even has a proverb about eggplant:
“The happiest omen for a New Year is first Mount Fuji, then the falcon, and lastly eggplant.”

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Full of vitamins ain't it
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Yo face is berry berry ugly
You ugli fruit


That's an actual fruit
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PRSOM. Someone who knows what they're actually called! :rofl:
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PRSOM. Someone who knows what they're actually called! :rofl:
Grew up in them American ghetto neighbourhood , we call them egg plant so it is an egg plant
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PRSOM. Someone who knows what they're actually called! :rofl:
It bugs me when british people use american words lol
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Grew up in them American ghetto neighbourhood , we call them egg plant so it is an egg plant
Fair enough bro, safe.
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It bugs me when british people use american words lol
I'm not British tho
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I'm not British tho
I didn't say you were lol
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I didn't say you were lol
JUst wanted to point that out
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