Home > Diet and nutrition > Healthy Food > Vegetables Updated 27 February 2013 Bok choi Bok choi is a source of folate and potassium. It also provides calcium for bone health. 0 Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » Bok choi is a source of folate and potassium. It also provides calcium for bone health. Carotenoids in bok choi act as antioxidants and can reduce free radical damage in the body. Using this in stirfries is ideal as it conserves vitamin C and folate levels. Vegetable cooking water can always be used for soups and gravies, as it contains the minerals and phytochemicals that were lost from the vegetable during the cooking process.Bok choi is low in calories and can be eaten freely. Calories 12 Potassium 420 mg Calcium 80 mg Folate 40 mcg Per 100g cooked More in Diet and nutrition Are you eating enough 'powerhouse' vegetables? 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 Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.