Beautiful on the outside and nutritious on the inside
It’s time to introduce you to the most popular tomato for salads. It’s greenish on the outside and red on the inside. Agroponiente’s salad tomato gives your dishes a touch of color and a unique flavour. Without a doubt we are talking about one of the most essential tomatoes to have in the fridge – everybody likes them.
Its skin is high in fiber, which helps prevent constipation. It also contains lycopene, a type of antioxidant responsible for the tomatoes’ red color.
Wether you eat it raw or have it in a salad, you can enjoy all its properties in addition to having a low calorie intake. These tomatoes also help the body rid itself of toxins and stay hydrated. If we consider the fact that these tomatoes are also high in potassium and magnesium, we can say the Salad Tomato has all you need to feel healthy.
Due to the mentioned antioxidants, other health properties of tomatoes include improved eye and skin protection. In addition, its high vitamin C, A and some B content help improve our cardiovascular health and therefore keep blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels at bay. How can it not be one of our favourite tomatoes?
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Tomato: flavour, health and quality cuisine
Did you know that there are more than 20,000 tomato varieties in the world with unique shapes, colours and aromas? Without a doubt, tomatoes are essential products to have in kitchens due to their versatility. Most of the varieties are red or green, but we increasingly see yellow, orange, pink or even purple tomato varieties in supermarkets. Whichever variety you choose, you will benefit from their many nutritional properties.
Consuming tomatoes helps protect the eyes due to their vitamin A content. It also improves blood circulation due to its vitamin B content and keeps the skin healthy due to its high level of antioxidants such as lycopene, which helps prevent constipation. In short, getting more tomatoes into your diet is a great idea; they contain lots of water and minerals, and they’re low in calories.
At Agroponiente, we market and grow around 20 different tomato varieties, and all of them have a place in quality cuisine and your healthy and balanced diet. So what are you waiting for to discover their different flavours?