Tomatoes

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Lycopersicum esculentum

FRESH FRUIT

100G provides 100% of the vitamin A, B1, B2, B6,C, and folic acid; they also contains some vitamin E, Calcium, Magnesium,  and phosphorus.  It has rutin which will strengthen the capillaries.

The fresh fruit eases the symptoms of arthritis, rheumatism, and gout.  It is oxalate-free and will clear the uric acic and toxins from the system.


COOKED FRUIT

The fruit cooked helps prevent prostate cancer and heart disease. Cooking makes lycopene, which is the main carotene in tomatoes.

Drinking 3 glasses a day of the juice works as a restorative tonic during illness and convalescence.

RECIPE:

CAPRESE SALAD

3 TO 4 ripe tomatoes
1 pound fresh mozzarella
1 cup Basil (chopped)
Balsamic vinegar and Olive oil (for drizzling)
Salt

Slice the tomatoes, cheese and Basil into 1/4 inch thickness and arrange them, overlapping in a circular or spiral pattern on a plate with the basil sprinkled over it all.

drizzle 50-50 mix of Balsamic and Olive oil lightly over them. Then sprinkle salt lightly.

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