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 What will happen to Noakes if he is (really) found guilty? 2016-12-02 14:13 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 Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.