Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer.
source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.
The water content of tomatoes is around 95%.
The other 5% consists mainly of carbohydrates and fiber.
Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) belongs to the genus Lycopersicon under Solanaceae family. sprawling plant growing to 1-3 m in height with weak woody stem.