#Sun dried tomatoes #provides 23 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C and 16 percent of vitamin A.   Vitamin C supports the immune system and neutralizes free radicals throughout the body.  Vitamin A refers to a group of substances with different roles.  As a vitamin, it’s essential for vision and strengthens the immune system.  Three other members of vitamin A family – lycopene, lutein and zeaxanthin – work as antioxidants.  All three exhibit anti-cancer activity, but lycopene is specifically associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer. — #Nutrition & Dietetics

Sun-dried tomatoes are ripe tomatoes that lose most of their water content after spending a majority of their drying time in the sun. These tomatoes are usually pre-treated with sulfur dioxide or salt before being placed in the sun in order to improved colour and appearance. Typically, tomatoes spend 4-10 days in the sun in […]

#Sun dried tomatoes #provides 23 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C and 16 percent of vitamin A.   Vitamin C supports the immune system and neutralizes free radicals throughout the body.  Vitamin A refers to a group of substances with different roles.  As a vitamin, it’s essential for vision and strengthens the immune system.  Three other members of vitamin A family – lycopene, lutein and zeaxanthin – work as antioxidants.  All three exhibit anti-cancer activity, but lycopene is specifically associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer. — #Nutrition & Dietetics

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