Eggplant is a beautiful vegetable with plenty of antioxidants like vitamins A and C, but also polyphenols, which protect our cells from damage. So what is the best way of preparing eggplants to maximize their polyphenol content? To answer this question, a recent study investigated 4 different cooking methods of eggplants, namely baking, boiling, frying, […]

Traditional vegetables in the Southern Africa are African nightshade (Solanum retroflexum Dun) and non-headed Chinese cabbage (known as pak choi). Both of these types of vegetables contain healthy benefits (such as phenolic compounds, with antioxidant properties) and higher levels of calcium and iron than raw spinach.