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  • Tomatoes
    The top 10 cancer-fighting foods
    1. Tomatoes: the vibrant red color in tomatoes is because of an antioxidant called Lycopene. Lycopene can protect healthy cells from damage, and actually destroy those aren't growing correctly. Eating plenty of tomatoes can actually absorb UV...
  • First-ever 'Sacratomato Week' coming in July to celebrate local tomatoes.
    First-ever 'Sacratomato Week' coming in July to celebrate local tomatoes
    Tomatoes are Earth's second most popular plant food, when it comes to eats for most people, and the potato is first. Both come from the nightshade family, and can aggravate arthritis, if one is sensitive to nightshade vegetables. you may wish...
  • How the tomato extract, lycopene may help aging, clogged arteries.
    How the tomato extract, lycopene may help aging, clogged arteries
    Tomatoes and other vegetables and fruits contain lycopene. A daily supplement of that lycopene extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease, according to new research, "Effects of...
  • Add juicy watermelon to your diet to improve your cardiovascular health
    Add juicy watermelon to your diet to improve your cardiovascular health
    Watermelon is arefreshing and juicy fruit; it is the perfect complement to add to your healthy diet. With summer fast approaching with its hot and humid days, watermelon is sure to refresh.Most people do not know the many benefits associated with...
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    Tomato Bisque
    402 Words) Tomato Bisque This is an excellent recipe that will serve six people. This is a very simple to prepare recipe. It is a very flavorful and creamy tomato bisque. It will make a great lunch or dinner dish. This is a very healthy and...
  • Tomatoes are high in lycopene
    Get a better night's sleep by eating a more healthy, diverse diet
    Getting to bed on time, but still having trouble getting a full eight hours of sleep?A study by the University of Pennsylvania found that people with more diversity in their diets tend to get seven to eight hours of sleep. Less alcohol and fewer...
  • Got Lycopene?!
    Got Lycopene?!
    Lycopene is a plant pigment and carotenoid that gives fruits and vegetables their rich reddish color. It can be found in high amounts in pink guava, watermelon, papaya, pink grapefruit, red peppers, purple cabbage and tomatoes.Tomatoes are...
  • Home grown goodness
    Better nutrition from home grown tomatoes
    If you are a New Jersey vegetable gardener, or a gardener with a plot located anywhere in Zone 6 your season is finally and unalterably done except for inside growing and greenhouse activity, should you be so fortunate as to have a greenhouse....
  • Buffallo berries, the next super fruit? Probiotics add functionality to juices?
    Buffallo berries, the next super fruit? Probiotics add functionality to juices?
    New research has uncovered an underutilized berry that could be the new super fruit, the buffaloberry. A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists, found that buffaloberries contain large amounts of...
  • Tomatoes with lycopene
    What are functional foods?
    The term "functional foods" is gaining national recognition as a classification of foods that support optimal health, but what exactly are functional foods and what are their specific benefits? While marketing strategies promote...
  • Tomatoes lycopene inhibits colon cancer cell growth
    Tomatoes lycopene inhibits colon cancer cell growth
    Dive in on the tomatoes and swing from the vines. Maybe you don’t eat enough vegetables but a good fresh tomato from the garden, in the form of a tomato sandwich can keep the doctor away. Especially for those protein-in-a-can enthusiasts,...
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    Foods that help skin look young and healthy
    According to the World Watch Institute, people in the United States spend $8 billion annually on cosmetics. In addition to this spending, billions are also paid for cosmetic surgery.People might beoverlooking an easier and less expensive way to...
  • Tomatoes from our Connecticut garden
    Dr Oz’s five must-have pantry staples include baloney
    Dr Oz’s blog yesterday published a list of the five must-have ingredients you really need to keep on hand. We’ll think there are some good ideas and some odd ones here. Let’s take a look.Dr. Mehmet Oz, the TV doctor spends a lot...
  • Tomatoes are a rich source of lycopene
    Study: Tomatoes may reduce the risk of stroke (Video)
    A study posted this week in the journal of Neurology suggests that tomatoes may reduce the risk of a stroke, and that the more often you partake of the red fruit, the better.Tomatoes contain lycopene a powerful antioxidant that promotes good brain...
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    New study shows tomato diet to be stroke fighter (Video)
    Not a fighter exactly but the study does indicate that those who routinely eat a tomato-rich diet are less likely to have a stroke.Lycopene is the component in fruits and vegetables that gives them their bright red or orange color. It’s a...