Health Benefits

  • Rich in lycopene which is a powerful antioxidant
  • Lycopene helps to protect our DNA and helps prevent heart disease and protect against cancer
  • Organic tomatoes offer much more lycopene than non-organic tomatoes especially when it comes to ketchup!
  • Help reduce risk of prostate cancer
  • Improve cholesterol
  • Tomato juice may reduce blood clotting
  • Folate in tomatoes help reduce colon cancer, riboflavin helps reduce migraine frequency and chormium helps with regulating blood sugars

How to select and Store

  • Choose tomatoes that are deep and rich in color
  • No wrinkles, bruises, or soft spots
  • Store at room temperature out of direct sunlight.  You can store them like this for about one week
  • Storing in the refrigerator stops the ripening process.  If tomatoes are ripe and not ready to eat, then place in fridge

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