are much lower in carotenoids. And while they’ve got a place in a healthy plant-based diet, frying (sadly) robs them of nutrients.
and the brown & black varieties contain the
most lycopene, beta-carotene, vitamin C and potassium!
and orange varieties provide lycopene, which may be most easily absorbed from these colors.
Is the tomato a fruit or a vegetable? Though technically a fruit, its nutrient profile is more like a vegetable’s.
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are excellent sources of antioxidants, including carotenoids (lycopene &
and vitamin C.