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Rosy Red Tomatoes

Updated: Jun 6, 2019

Tomatoes comes in a variety of colours, different shapes and flavours

It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts, while eating a home grown tomato” Lewis Grizzad

Juicy Red Tomatoes
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10 benefits, interesting facts and uses of Tomatoes:

  1. Tomatoes are good for circulating blood, keeps arteries free flowing

  2. Tomatoes is a good source of lycopene, which is linked to lower rates of lungs, breast and prostate cancer

  3. Generally the redder the tomato is, the more lycopene it has

  4. Tomatoes has high content of Vitamin C (21% of RDA), to support and boost the immune system

  5. Tomatoes juice on a daily basis can reduce LBL and lower cholesterol

  6. Place not so ripe tomatoes in a paper bag with an apple and banana, the ethylene gas from the fruit will ripen the tomatoes

  7. Tomatoes are part of the nightshade family, replace tomatoes with tamarillo. A tamarillo is known as the tree tomato

  8. Tomatoes is rich in lycopene, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, beta-carotene, Vitamin C and folic acid

  9. Tomato is rich in Vitamin A (15% of RDA), which helps vision and immune function

  10. 100 grams of tomatoes have 3.9 grams of carbohydrates

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