Red & Golden Cherry Tomato

Produce Name : Red & Golden Cherry Tomato

Availability : All Round the Year

These bite-sized tomatoes are easy to grow, ripen early and are a perfect snack right in the garden or inside. Cherry tomato and ripened tomato are delicious food with high vitamin and sugar content. With its small size and high sugar content, cherry tomato is easy to eat and delicious.

Nutritional Facts

Tomatoes are an excellent source of beta-carotene. They are also a source of disease fighting lycopene, vitamin C and fiber. Lycopene is one of several newly discovered compounds in many plant foods. These substances, called phytochemicals ("phyto" for plant), are thought to be protective against certain forms of cancer and heart disease. Because of their prevalence in the diet, tomatoes provide substantial amounts of vitamins A and C as well as potassium and iron.

Medicinal / Therapeutic Use

A major source of lycopene, an antioxidant and anti-cancer agent that intervenes in devastating chain reactions of oxygen free radical molecules. Tomatoes are linked in particular to lower rates of pancreatic cancer and cervical cancer.