DIG THIS! about Eggplant:
In the Fifth Century, Chinese women made a black dye from the skins of purple eggplant to stain and polish their teeth a pretty shade of black! Early Europeans believed eggplant caused insanity. Eggplant was named after a plant that produced an egg-sized white to yellowish fruit. One cup of raw eggplant contains a meager 30 calories! Eggplant is actually a fruit, botanically classified as a berry. Some Medieval Europeans considered the eggplant an aphrodisiac.
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