Good Old Tomatoes

I have always said the more tomatoes one eats the better health wise he or she will be. Just another reason to get out there this coming spring and get to planting your own veggie garden.  Also look for my new gardening book coming out this spring. Its a good one.

An edible film based on simple tomato puree might be able to protect foods from contamination by E. coli and other bacteria, according to a study conducted by researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Research Service and the Western Regional Research Centre, Processed Foods, and published in the Journal of Food Science.

“Consumption of tomatoes, tomato products and isolated bioactive tomato ingredients is reported to be associated with lowered risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and hypertension,” they said.

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