Boost the power of antioxidants in tomatoes by simply cooking them!

Fun fact: Boost the power of antioxidants in tomatoes by simply cooking them!



Tomatoes are known for having an antioxidant called lycopene, which reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer and macular degeneration. By simply cooking a tomato it becomes a significant source of that antioxidant. So next time before you worry so much about losing valuable nutrients, remember that you are still gaining!

* Please keep in mind that the vitamin C level in tomatoes does go down when heated.