Tomato

 

Rich in vitamin C, and containing polyphenols and carotenoids, tomatoes will help you protect your cells and your good mood.

What nutrients in tomato boosts mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)
  • Carotenoids (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Pantry

Top tip: Ripen tomatoes at room temperature until they’re ready to eat.

 
Prep
  • Toss
  • Roast
  • Puree
  • Bake
  • Juice

Top tip: Fresh tomato is delicious in salads, sandwiches, wraps, as a topping on bruschetta, or chopped into a salsa.

When Are They In Season?

Tomatoes are available all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One small tomato (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

The first tomatoes in Europe were yellow and tomato in Italian is pomodoro, which means golden apple.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for ½ medium tomato (75g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One small tomato (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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