This humble fruit makes a delicious addition to salads and mains, and is highly nutritious. Tomatoes are rich in beta-carotene, which converts to vitamin A when eaten. It also helps to protect the skin from the sun’s UV rays, especially when tomatoes are cooked.
Tomatoes also contain vitamins C, E and K (phylloquinone), and essential minerals like potassium, which is said to lower the risk of getting stroke. Not to mention, this high-fiber, low-calorie fruit is high in folate or vitamin B9 to help facilitate normal tissue growth and cellular functions.
On top of that, there are also studies with encouraging results that suggest eating tomatoes can help reduce menopausal symptoms, the risk of heart dieases and protect your eyes. Here are 10 delicious recipes, all with tomatoes, for you to try out.