Why Tomatoes Are Terrific (and Which Colors Are Best)

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Tomatoes are truly nutritious! Researchers continue to explore the cancer-fighting capabilities of lycopene, their signature nutrient, notes Anna Taylor, MS, RD, LD, CDE. Love tomatoes fresh and fried? While cooking them on low heat can enhance their lycopene activity, frying will degrade it, she cautions. (Discover which hues contain the most nutrients by tapping or clicking above.)