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 Stop the madness and back Noakes, begs online petition 2017-05-19 14:39 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 WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Dangerous winter sun » Why female students ignore the risks of indoor tanning Can rooibos protect you from the effects of UVB exposure? Skin cancer always a risk – even in winter During winter, the risk of skin cancer doesn’t disappear. CyberDoc talks to us about when to see your doctor about a strange-looking mole or spot. Did you know? » The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason 10 fascinating facts about salt The one thing that fast foods, whether it be chips, hamburgers, pretzels or fried chicken have in common, is loads of salt.