Tomatoes contain a high level of antioxidants that reduce the risk of suffering a heart attack. They are also rich in vitamin C and E. Vitamin C promotes healthy gums and teeth; aids mineral absorption and help heal wounds. Vitamin E neutralises potentially harmful free radicals; keeps cell walls in good condition and maintains healthy muscles and nerves.
Tomatoes are diverse can be used in many ways including being baked, grilled or fresh. They can also be used to make soup, juice or purée. Sundried tomatoes are particularly pleasant when included in a pasta dish.