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You Say Tomato … I Say Tomato Too!

When I think of tomatoes, I think of hot summer afternoons, sitting outside our home, eating drippy tomato sandwiches. They were simple to make: bread, mayonnaise and slices of juicy ripe summer tomatoes! All we knew was how yummy they tasted, we had no clue how healthy they were. Interesting how time changes your perspective […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Who knew that the secret to everything from disease prevention to glowing, healthy skin could be found in the world’s most popular fruit? Tomatoes are a nutritional powerhouse, due in part to their high amount of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that gives tomatoes their red color, and may lower the risk of heart disease, improve […]

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