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1.0 lb

The Tomato is a fruit native to South America and although botanically it is considered a fruit it is eaten and prepared like a vegetable. Tomatoes come in a variety of colors, including yellow, orange, green, and even purple. What’s more, many subspecies of tomatoes exist with different shapes and flavors. Tomatoes are a rich source of antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to reducing the risks to heart diseases and cancers (        

Tomatoes are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K. Below are some of the major nutrients in a small tomato:

  • Calories: 18
  • Water: 95% content
  • Protein: 0.9 grams
  • Carbs: 3.9 grams
  • Sugar: 2.6 grams
  • Fiber: 1.2 grams