The deep red colour that is present in tomatoes, pink grapefruit, guava and watermelon is caused by lycopene, a carotenoid. Other carotenoids include beta-carotene and alpha-carotene, which give carrots their orange colour. Carotenoids are fat soluble and so in the human body are found in fatty tissue and transported by lipoproteins. They act as dietary precursors to Vitamin A and aid the immune system. However lycopene has a greater property than food colouring. It is a strong antioxidant, which can help to combat degenerative diseases such as Heart disease. It was found that increased concentration of lycopene gave an increased protective effect, so the most concentrated food sources, like tomato puree and ketchup, are better protectors against these diseases. However the human body cannot produce this molecule and needs to obtain it from tomatoes in our diet. High lycopene foods like soup are the most effective against degenerative diseases
1 red tomato (medium-sized) has about 22 calories.
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Genetics determine the color of a tomato.. Generally a tomato turns red as it becomes ripe. Tomatos come in several colors depending on the type of plant.. Red,yellow,orange and of course green.
Tomato soup is orange or red and tastes like tomato.
I like tomatoes. I grow tomatoes. A tomato is red.
Red not Green or Orange, but Red
There are two kinds: green tomato called "tomate verde" and red tomato called "jitomate".
no, it just happens to be the same color.
The amount of protein found in a tomato is 1.1 grams. This is in a red tomato that weighs about 123 grams on average.
Blood, Tomato, Red pepper, Red grapes
Red rashes on the skin and sweating are some of the symptoms of the tomato fever.
the color pigments are known as chromoplast
Because of the presence of lycopene.
they are redand also a fruit
The Tomato Sauce!
the red parts
red and soft
He is a tomato!
meat and tomato
I am able to observe the color of tomato juice (red) and the phase of tomato juice (liquid).
Tomato Sauce has a chemical in it called Lycopene.Lycopene is the chemical in a tomato that gives it a beautiful red colour.... Hope this helps!