KeithH Posted September 26, 2008 Share Posted September 26, 2008 The Tomato/ Heart A Tomato has four chambers & is Red. The Heart also has four chambers, & also Red All of the research shows Tomatoes are packed with antioxidants including vitamins A for growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections. Vitamin C for anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron and Lycopene. High in vitamin C they stimulate the bodies immune system. ANTIOXIDANTS - Term used to describe a number of organic substances such as vitamins A, C & E, the mineral Selenium and 'Carotenoids' - the pigments which colour many fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants are thought to help prevent cancers, heart and stroke problems by assisting in the 'mopping up' and expulsion from the body of substances known as 'free radicals' which can be created by exposure to various environmental pollutants. Next Installment - Food Facts Keith Henman Fellow Stroke Survivor Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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