Lots of Vitamin A which helps the eyes by preventing macular degeneration
Lycopene also helps our heart by helping us clear out our arteries of plaque. This is fat (oxidized LDL) that builds up in our vessels. The heart has to work very hard to push the blood through narrowed vessels. The plaque can also block the vessels leading to a heart attack or a stroke in the brain. Tomatoes help lower inflammation in our vessels.
Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which slows cancer down and keeps it from spreading.
WASH tomatoes, they can have pesticides on them.
Tomatoes help us go poop easier. The fiber adds bulk and helps us not get constipated.
The tomato is the edible, often red, berry of the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant. The species originated in western South America and Central America. The Nahuatl (Aztec language) word tomatl gave rise to the Spanish word tomate, from which the English word tomato derived.