Don’t let your daughter-in-law eat autumn eggplants.

Don’t let your daughter-in-law eat autumn eggplants. — One of the meanings of this proverb could be… Don’t let yourself be taken advantage of. Some background, Eggplants are delicious in the fall season when they tend to be seedless. A mean mother-in-law would rather not share such a delicacy with her daughter-in-law. Another meaning is to take care the body of daughter-in-law. Oriental medicine thoughts, eating eggplants cools our body. So it also means we should not give daughter-in-law eggplants in autumn for save her from cold. Especially pregnant woman. (This is a Japanese proverb, saying, or idiom)