Superfood Tip: Taking a look at tasty tomatoes | CraigDailyPress.com

Superfood Tip: Taking a look at tasty tomatoes

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Ah, tomatoes — those red, juicy, scrumptious and healthy vine fruits that add flavor to a variety of meals. Aside from the flavor enhancers found in tomatoes, they also have an incredible health benefit.

Tomatoes encompass the four major carotenoids that are important for your body's health, according to an article in WebMD.com.

The article states that the nutrition found in tomatoes may help reduce the risk of prostate cancer in men, as they contain amazing amounts of lycopene, which is the highest antioxidant found in all the carotenoids.

So if you're looking for a superfood boost in your diet, increase the amount of tomatoes you eat each week.

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