Weekly tips to bring island-inspired wellness into your everyday life from the wellness and spa team at Rosalie Bay Resort. Post written by Spa and Wellness Coordinator Laura Lund.
Like chlorogenic acid, an antioxidant that fights cancer, lowers bad cholesterol, and has anti-microbial and anti-viral properties. Another compound called nasunin, found in the skin of the eggplant, is thought to be responsible for promoting heart health and protecting cell membranes.
If that isn’t reason enough to add eggplant to your diet, it is also loaded with fiber, vitamins and minerals.
In Dominica’s lush tropical environment, eggplant grows year-round and can be found at the local markets in abundance. At Rosalie Bay, it is a staple in our grilled vegetables and may be found in soups, stir fries, pasta, pizza and as one of our stuffed veggies.
Even if you are not a fan of eggplant, try it while dining at Rosalie Bay. You may change your mind!