Home > Diet and nutrition > Healthy Food > Vegetables Updated 27 February 2013 Aubergine Aubergines/brinjals not only block the formation of free radicals, it also reduces cholesterol levels. It is also a source of folic acid and potassium. 0 Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » Aubergines/brinjals not only block the formation of free radicals, it also reduces cholesterol levels. It is also a source of folic acid and potassium. Aubergine can be cooked in casseroles, chargrilled or oven-roasted to keep its low fat properties.Aubergine is a low fat vegetable, but it absorbs a lot of fat when it is fried. An average aubergine weighs about 300g. Potassium 210 mg Fibre 2 g Folate 18 mcg Per 100 g raw NEXT ON HEALTH24X Gordhan confirms: 'Sugar tax' coming later this year 2017-02-22 15:11 More: Healthy FoodVegetables advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors 10 facts about diabetes and insulin you need to know How to care for your vaginal flora JHB - Free Caregiver Workshop with TENA experts - 15 February JHB - Free home visit and assessment with a TENA nurse advisor Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?