Do you like tomatoes?
What Guys Said 32
Tomato is considered both, a fruit and vegetable and forms an integral part of cuisines all across the globe, especially in the Mediterranean region. Daily consumption of tomatoes provides a great boost to health, along with improving the flavor of food. You find them in countless different foods, including pastas, pizzas, ketchup, various beverages, and as an included flavor element in dishes from breakfast to dinner. They are relatively easy to cultivate and grow very quickly, making them a quickly replaceable food source, which is a big reason why it is a staple food for many nations.
The scientific name of tomatoes is Solanum lycopersicum, and it is believed to be native to Mexico. However, the Spanish colonization of America and Central America caused tomato cultivation to spread. It is an annual nightshade plant, and grows in clusters of small to moderately sized, round red fruits. They have soft, pinkish red flesh and a number of seeds, as well as a slightly sweet taste. They are considered both vegetables and fruits, and they typically weigh approximately 4 ounces.
Nowadays, tomatoes are grown in countries all around the world, and there are thousands of different cultivars and varieties that can provide you with unique health benefits. Let’s explore a few of the reasons why they are such a valuable food item for human health.
Tomatoes Nutrition Facts
The many health benefits of tomatoes can be attributed to their wealth of nutrients and vitamins, including an impressive amount of vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K, as well as significant amounts of vitamin B6, folate, and thiamin. They are also a good source of potassium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, and copper. They also have dietary fiber and protein, as well as a number of organic compounds like lycopene that also contribute to the overall health benefits that tomatoes can confer to our health!
Health Benefits Of Tomatoes
The health benefits of tomatoes have been known to mankind since ancient times. They are rich sources of antioxidants that have been proven to be effective against many forms of cancer. Some of the other health benefits of tomatoes are as follows:
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Worked in a greenhouse growing them and we used to eat them like apple's with just salt haha so yes they are good
no never get tomatoes on my sandwiches or do I drink tomato juice
I love them on sandwiches with black pepper directly on them. Best with bacon and lettuce and mayo on lightly toasted bread.
No, well kinda. I like them grinded up on pizza, but not like parts.
I like them as ketchup, pizza sauce, and spaghetti sauce.
i like tomatoes in other foods (soup, ketchup, pasta sauce, ..) but i can't stand them by themselves
They tear my stomach apart unfortunately, tomatoes are delicious
I avoid high intake of tomato's as they contains oxalate, that may cause kidney stones.
I love tomatoes. I do use them regularly in curries but less.
I like them to a extent like I like them on sandwiches but can't eat them by them self
They are alright. But I dont drink Tomato juice on the reg lol
The answer's yes, if ketchup counts.
I'm sorry Noo😰
I love tomato sandwiches!
they are ok
Can't stand them
I go into convulsions trying to eat tomatoes.
Yes, I like them
yes ı lıke
Yes they’re good
Raw tomatoes no but tomato sauce yes
can not eat them
The small variety, but not the larger ones as much
Sure do , even fried green tomatoes.
Don't use 🍅 juice daily
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What Girls Said 22
Yes! I'm trying to grow them but I'm a horrible green thumb 😕
Yep. If I buy grape tomatoes they're gone in like a day.
I love my cherry tomatoes on my salad and stir fries. <3 so sweet with avocados and spinach yummmm
You simply cannot beat a good old fashion Cheese & Tomato sandwich.
Nope, I am still not used to the taste when eating it raw.
Otherwise, tomato is good.
Raw tomatoes I can eat all day but I can only eat tomato sauce on certain things
Ripe as a Raisin. xx
Not as much as you do, but yes, I like them.
Yes but not much.
I love tomatoes :)
I do but I can't have them
I sometimes just eat them for breakfast
Tomatoes are great, especially cherry tomatoes.
yes i like it
No not really.
Yes love em fresh out of my garden.
i adore tomatoes!😄😄😄
Yes on tomatoes, no on tomato juice.
I love them :D
I like potatoes
I do, but I find tomato juice disgusting and can't force myself to drink it.
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