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What is a Japanese eggplant?

Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics
Japanese eggplants are younger versions of the larger commercial eggplants. They are smaller and skinnier and tend to be sweeter and more tender. Japanese eggplants have thinner skins and contain fewer seeds than regular eggplants. While eggplants are low in fat, they absorb more fat than any other vegetable.

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