As well as being ‘delicioso’ the common tomato is a source of vitamins C and E, folate and potassium. How can they help?
- Vitamins C and E act as antioxidants helping neutralize dangerous free radicals in the blood.
The more red the tomato, the more antioxidants it contains.
- The body uses folate to make and maintain cells, and is especially important for children and women of childbearing age.
- Potassium helps the body’s nerves and muscles function properly. It also helps maintain fluid
Tomatoes are as versatile as they are healthy. However you like your tomatoes, your body will
thank you for it.