Short Description :- Tomato is an amazingly popular and versatile food that comes in several different varieties that vary in shape, color and size. There are tiny cherry tomatoes, Italian pear-shaped tomatoes, bright yellow tomatoes, and the green tomato. Lycopene is the substance that provides tomatoes their rich red color and tomatoes are natures finest source of lycopene, which is a potent antioxidant and tomatoes cooked with a touch of oil give more lycopene than raw tomatoes.
Uses :- Raw tomatoes can be chopped, sliced or grilled and added to omelets, salads, sandwiches and main dishes. Pureed or chopped tomatoes can be used as a base for gravy based dishes which give a good texture to the dish.
1) Antioxidant Agent
2) Rich Source of Vitamins and Minerals
3) Reduces Cholesterol and Protects the Heart
4) Counters the Effect of Smoking Cigarette
5) Improves Vision
6) Helps in Digestion
7) Lowers Hypertension
8) Manages Diabetes
9) Skin Care
10) Prevents Urinary Tract Infections
11) Prevents Gallstones