Everybody knows tomatoes are good for you. After all, they are vegetables...or fruits, depending on whom you ask. Either way--fruit or vegetable--those juicy, red spheres are packed with nutrients. Although many varieties exist, from heirloom to the new cancer-fighting purple tomato, it is an ingredient in the good ol' fashioned red tomato that is the focus here.
Lycopene is deep red in color and found in various fruits and vegetables. The tomato (which is quite red) has a high concentration of the antioxidant. Thought to be helpful in countering the effects of aging, lycopene may not be an essential … Read more