Availability: Summer and early fall
Facts: The tomato originated in South America and was an important food item.
Serving Size = 1 CUP
Selection: Choose tomatoes with bright, shiny skins and firm flesh.
Nutrition Benefits: Low fat; saturated fat free; very low sodium; cholesterol free; low calorie; high in vitamin A; high in vitamin C; good source of potassium.
Pigments: Lycopene, Beta-carotene, zeta-carotene
Phytochemicals: kaempferol,quercetin, p-courmaric acid, chlorogenic acid, phytoene, D-glucaric acid, alpha-lipoic acid
ORAC Score: 189