Today is the 4th of July and in the United States it marks the celebration of independence. This day is celebrated with lots of bar-b-ques and side dishes that include the happy and nutritious tomato. Tomatoes are a fruit, a berry and most typically referred to as a vegetable. They are the best dietary source for lycopenes. This constituent is famous for helping to prevent heart disease and prostate cancer in men. Tomatoes also provide 33% of your minimum daily requirement of Vitamin C. They are a symbol for the sun and good health. They are a perfect fruit, berry and vegetable for celebrating independence, wherever you call home!
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