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Cherry Tomatoes

Also Known As : Baby tomatoes
Technical Name : Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It is sour in taste.

Common names and forms

  1. Baby tomato

Description

Cherry tomatoes come in different sizes, from a thumb tip to the size of a golf ball. They can range from being spherical to slightly oblong in shape. They is usually red. Other varieties such as yellow, green, and black also exist.

Health benefits

  • Cherry tomatoes contain potassium that helps to protect the heart.(1)
  • They are helpful in preventing high blood pressure.(1)
  • Vitamin E present in it, is a  good treatment for pimples and acne.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose cherry tomatoes that are firm and smooth skinned.

Note

Overconsumption of cherry tomatoes is bad for kidneys.(2)

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