Tomatoes



• Glycemic Index of 30; falling low on the scale.
• Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A, helping to support healthy skin, bones, and eyesight. They are also a good source of vitamin C
• the red of the tomato is indicative of its lycopene content, a natural chemical that is seen in higher amounts as a tomato is cooked.
• Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant associated with lower LDL levels, decreased risk of heart disease, and reduction in severity of type-2 diabetes.
• 1 cup of tomatoes constitutes a serving size.