Posted on | May 3, 2013 | No Comments
Don’t let them fool you – tomatoes are actually a fruit. They come in many shapes, varieties and colours – and if you can add them to your diet, can provide great health benefits for you.
Calories in 1 Tomato: Medium size
- Energy: 22 calories
- Protein: 1.08g
- Carbs: 4.82g
- Fat: 0.20g
Antioxidant Benefits of Lycopene: Lycopene is a carotenoid found in tomatoes and is known for its antioxidant and cancer-preventing properties.
One US study found that eating tomatoes regularly could reduce the risk of men getting prostate cancer.
They are are packed full of vitamins – including vitamins A, C and E.
They also contain flavonoids (natural anti-inflammatories), potassium and other mineral salts.
Tomatoes contain a high volume of water
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