The Golden And Love Apple : Tomato
Besides lending the tangy taste and appealing red colour to various food preparations it is quite beneficial for health. Tomatoes are high in potassium, Vitamin C & A and are cholesterol free. They are rich in a special pigment called lycopene, which is released from its skin only after the cooking process. The pigment is a strong antioxidant. Scientific studies have indicated that eating tomatoes in the cooked form reduce the chances of cholesterol related heart diseases and digestive tract cancers.
|Total fat||0.2 g|
|(Nutrient values for 1 large raw tomato 180 g)|