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Are tomatoes as good as supermarket tomatoes?
Everyone might not agree, but home grown and farmer's market tomatoes are almost always BETTER than supermarket tomatoes as far as texture and taste goes. Nutritionally, they could be about the same, but it depends on how they are grown. If they are grown in nutrient-rich soil, the home grown ones are likely to have better nutrition.
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Tomatoes are low in carbohydrates and useful for diabetics who want to lose weight. They also control the amount of sugar in a diabetic person urine effectively. Besides that… it also prevent urinary tract infection, reduces hypertension and improves vision. Vitamin K which is abundant in tomatoes is essential in blood clotting and controls bleeding. All of the abovementioned health problems are associated with diabetes and thus assert importance of including tomatoes in one's diet to keep all the abovementioned health problems at bay.
Wash your tomatoes. Dip them in boiling water for 30 to 60 seconds or until the skins split. Remove them from the boiling water and immediately put them into cold water. Slip …off the skins and remove the cores. Leave whole or cut into halves. Put the tomatoes in a large saucepan and heat to boiling, gently mashing from time to time to create some juice. Boil gently for 5 minutes. Stir to keep them from scorching. Put the tomatoes and juice into clean jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice per quart to acidify. Add 1 teaspoon of salt per quart. Adjust the lids and rings. Process in a boiling water bath for 90 minutes. The water level should be 1-inch above the tops of the jars. Remove from canner, and let sit until they seal.
Yes, they are very good for your skin. Eat as much as you can a day.
Surprisingly, 100 calories worth of tomatoes (approximately 3 medium tomatoes) contains 4.88 grams of protein, which is more than the amount of protein in 100 worth of peanut …butter or 100 calories worth of regular ground beef.
Yes! They're so great all the time. Any time! Diet or not!
20-20-20 +mircoelements Once the fruits start to swell it benefits ripening to switch to a High Potash recipe.
They contain some natural and good carbohydrates, which are a part of a healthy diet. They also contain vitamin C, vitamin B, and plenty of vitamin A.
Because the lycopene realised when cooking is more potent than the larger normal tomatoes
They're cheaper and better. Some places are naturally better suited for growing various crops than others... the climate, or the soil, or the growing season, allows them to pr…oduce either a superior product, or to do so more economically. The overall result is that you get better quality produce at a lower price.
Its very healthy
Tomatoes are red and juicy with seeds in them i eat them for my tea :)
A tomato is botanically a fruit but was defined by the US Congress in the 1800's as a vegetable so that it could be taxed. Their reasoning was that they are used as vegeta…bles for culinary purposes. It is a red fruit with seeds and similar to strawberries and other red fruits with seeds.
Yes they are very good for you. They contain a chemical called lycopene which is a type of anti-oxidant. This has been shown to fight certain types of cancer, such as prostate… cancer.