Tomatoes are also a great source vitamin C, biotin, molybdenum and vitamin K. They are also a good source of copper, potassium, manganese, dietary fiber, vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene), vitamin B6, folate, niacin, vitamin E and phosphorus. Here are some more health benefits:

  1. detoxifies the body
  2. improves eye sight
  3. increases digestion
  4. good stomach health
  5. reduces inflammation
  6. protects your kidneys
  7. improves fluid balance
  8. reduces blood pressure
  9. prevents premature aging
  10. reduces cholesterol levels
  11. stimulates blood circulation
  12. fights cardiovascular diseases
  13. aids with urinary tract infections
  14. rich source of vitamins and minerals
  15. relief from diabetes and skin problems
  16. antioxidants fight different forms of cancer

So this year when you are contemplating weather or not the have a garden.  Please at least grow one or two tomato plants, even if they are in a pot.  If you need any assistance, we can always help with any gardening tips or just go to the Lowes‘ Gardening Center.  The are very helpful.

FUN FACT:  One of the most popular sorts of Tomato in Bulgaria is called “Bulls Heart”. It is also known as the Great Oxheart tomato. In Bulgarian it is Bivolsko Sartse (Биволско Сърце).