6/7/2011 – In Prevention Magazine in the nutrition section titled 25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods, tomatoes ranks #15. Tomatoes are our most common source of lycopene, an antioxidant that may protect against heart disease and breast cancer.
The only problem with tomatoes is that we generally eat them in the form of sugar-loaded jarred spaghetti sauce or as a thin slice in a sandwich. For a healthier side dish idea, quarter plum tomatoes and coat with olive oil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Roast in a 400°F oven for 20 minutes, and serve with chicken. Tomatoes ranked #15 in the 25 ridiculously healthy foods read the article