Tomatoes

TOMATOES

Description: Tomatoes are one of the low-calorie vegetables providing just 18 calories per 100g. They are also very low in any fat contents and have zero cholesterol levels. Nonetheless, they are an excellent sources of antioxidants, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins. On account of their all-round qualities, dieticians and nutritionists often recommend them in cholesterol controlling and weight reduction diet-programs.
Storage: Firm, yellow fruits can be placed in cool, dark place at room temperature for 2-3 days. However, ripe tomatoes are one of the easily perishable vegetables and should be stored inside the refrigerator.

Nutritional Values

Typical Nutritional Values per 100g
Energy Value 18kcal
Carbohydrates Of which Sucrose 3.9g
Protein 0.9g
Total fat 0.2g