Is eggplant paleo? Yes it is. Eggplant is a plant and is also a fruit and is mostly carbohydrates. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of Eggplant on the Paleo diet.
- High in Vitamins
- High in Minerals
- Contains Phytonutrients (antioxidants)
- Eggplant is a nightshade and should be avoided by anyone with autoimmune or reactions to alkaloids.
- It contains oxalates, which can inhibit calcium absorption, avoid if you have Kidney issues.
I eat them regularly and have no adverse reactions to it. Generally to test your personal reaction to any food. Stay away from it for a couple of weeks and reintroduce that to your standard diet and look for any reaction that is out of the ordinary.