Tomato a vegetable or a fruit?






Tomato a vegetable or a fruit?

Tomato is a vegetable and fruit both. In kitchen it is vegetable, but Botanist, gardeners called a fruit because it grows from a flower and has seed inside. It is product of sexual reproduction. Scientific name of tomato is Solanum lycopersicum. It belongs to family Solanaceae.
Tomato were first used as a food by Europeans. Today they grow all around the world for edible fruits. Tomatoes are good for you.

top view of tomatoes
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·       They contain Vitamin A, Vitamin C, K, Calcium.
·       Tomato contain Lycopene.
·       Vitamin A in tomato protects your hair, skin from damage
·       Lycopene is anti-carcinogenic.
·       Control blood sugar.
·       Good for heart.
·       Improve the digestion.
·       Helps to burn body fats.
·       Served as a part of many dishes, like soup, salads, curries.
·       Tomato juice is popular.
·       Serve as a base of tomato ketchup, sauce, ingredient of pizza.

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  1. Wonderful! It's very important n very useful. Stating when n why avoid it also can be more beneficial.

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