The Healthy Benefits of Tomatoes!
We've all wondered at some time, whether the amazing tomato is a fruit or a vegetable. But one thing we know for sure is that tomatoes and the numerous ingredients they provide, and processed tomato products do play a major role in fighting disease, in addition to adding zest and color to our diet.
The antioxidant lycopene is found in fresh and processed tomato products and has been the subject of much research about the possible health benefits of tomatoes and tomato products.
The updated version of Unlock the Power of Lycopene, originally published in 2001, contains all you need to know about the importance of nutrition in maintaining good health, and how antioxidants such as lycopene fight destructive "free radicals". Unlock the Power of Lycopene goes on to provide many fascinating facts about the tomato, to help us understand why and how it came to play such an important role in menus all over the world.
You can pick up a copy of this interesting book the next time you're at the Villa.