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Tomatoes


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Tomatoes

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Selection - Look for smooth, unblemished skin. Tomatoes should be a light red, not pink (underripe) or deep red (overripe).

Storage - Store tomatoes in a dry place out of direct sunlight, preferably in a hanging basket. They can be refrigerated, uncovered, for up to 1 week.

Preparation - Wash tomatoes and cut into pieces for salads.

Nutritional Information - Tomatoes contain fair amounts of iron, vitamin C and folate. One serving size, 1 tomato (approx. 4 oz.), has 26 calories.

Benefits - Tomatoes are good source of vitamin A for better vision and vitamin E for healthier skin and a better immune system.

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