Can I eat eggplant for pancreatitis?

Eggplant is famous for its taste and medicinal properties. At the same time, the vegetable has a dense pulp structure, so people with a malfunction of the pancreas check whether eggplants can be added to the diet for pancreatitis and cholecystitis.

Eggplant use for pancreatitis

Useful properties of eggplant

Eggplant - healthy and tasty vegetables. Their regular use has a positive effect on human health.

The beneficial properties of culture include:

  • normalization of the lipid spectrum - prevention of blood clots in the vessels;
  • improvement of the general condition of the heart: pressure, rhythm, - normalization of contractile function;
  • excretion of uric acid salts;
  • elimination of toxins from the body.

Vegetables activate the motility of the gallbladder and biliary tract, reduce weight and improve blood formation in the bone marrow. They improve metabolism due to the large number of vitamins: A, B, E, C, and PP.

Eggplant is enriched with trace elements:

  • potassium;
  • iodine;
  • magnesium
  • phosphorus;
  • copper;
  • aluminum.

Fruits contain a minimum amount of fats and carbohydrates, so they are consumed by people with diabetes mellitus or atherosclerosis. Doctors recommend adding eggplant to the diet if there are problems with the liver: it reduces puffiness.

Vegetable culture increases the overall tone of the body. It contains fiber, which helps fight dysbiosis and normalizes the intestinal microflora.

For diseases of the digestive tract, follow a diet selected by the doctor. Eggplant in pancreatitis is an approved product, but it takes into account the form and extent of the disease.

Eggplant in acute pancreatitis

Eggplant in pancreatitis has a healing effect on the body, but they are consumed only in remission. Eggplant and pancreatitis with exacerbation of inflammation are not compatible. Doctors prohibit adding them to the diet for acute pancreatitis, because they contain substances that activate trypsinogen and increase inflammation. These substances include:

  • alkaloids;
  • volatile;
  • ascorbic acid.

The use of a vegetable enhances bile secretion, and with the discoordinated operation of the valve apparatus, bile enters the pancreatic ducts and activates proenzymes.

One fruit contains 2.5 g of fiber, which in acute inflammation of the pancreas causes diarrhea and flatulence. A high content of plant fiber enhances gastric motility. This process in acute pancreatitis leads to gas formation and cramping in the intestine.

The use of vegetables in the acute period of the disease exacerbates the well-being of a person due to increased pain. The development of pancreatic necrosis is possible: the defense mechanism is violated, the pancreas begins to digest itself.

Eggplant and chronic pancreatitis

Eggplant can lower cholesterol

After the disease goes into remission, the vegetable culture no longer harms the pancreas and the body as a whole.

The fetus is introduced into the diet gradually. A month after an acute attack of pancreatitis, vegetables are not eaten raw.

Eat eggplants with small portions. First, puree soup is included in the diet, and if the condition after eating has not worsened, the portions are gradually increased.

Before cooking, the vegetables are soaked with salt and cooked separately from meat so that they do not gain fat. The amount of product is calculated individually for each patient.

Eggplant is returned to the menu only after the final rehabilitation.

Culture can improve the condition of the body after an illness:

  • lower the amount of cholesterol;
  • strengthen myocardium;
  • improve blood circulation;
  • relieve constipation.

The use of eggplant caviar in pancreatitis

A dietary dish that is used for pancreatitis and cholecystitis is eggplant caviar. To remove harmful substances from the vegetable, it is prepared on the basis of baked, stewed and boiled fruits.

For cooking, take purple-black young vegetables with elastic peel. They are cut into pieces and soaked in salt water, the peel is removed. Heat-treated vegetables are ground in a blender or meat grinder. The consistency is added, a little oil is added to it. Boiled carrots are sometimes added to caviar.

Doctors do not recommend consuming caviar, which is sold in the store: for its preparation, a large number of harmful ingredients are used:

  • spicy spices;
  • flavorings;
  • preservatives;
  • thickeners.

Properly prepared caviar from natural products is recommended to eat in reasonable quantities so that it does not cause exacerbation of inflammation.


Eggplant with pancreatitis and cholecystitis must be eaten with caution. With all its usefulness, the fetus can harm the body. The rate of consumption of a vegetable crop is determined taking into account the stage of development and the form of the disease.


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