Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Grape Tomato And Cherry Tomato

There are various types of tomatoes like grape and cherry tomatoes. They got their names because of their form. Cherry tomatoes are round and the grape tomatoes are more oblong. They are not very different when it comes to taste; the both types are quite sweet. On the other hand many chefs prefer cherry tomatoes because of their flavor and texture. But still they are not quite similar when it comes to healthy properties. Read this article in best life facts to know the Differences Between Grape Tomato And Cherry Tomato.

 

Cherry Tomatoes

This mini- version of traditional tomatoes is quite healthy as well. One cup of cherry tomatoes contains around 1.3 g of protein, 20 mg of vitamin C, and 1.8 g of fiber. They are also rich in these vitamins:

 

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Vitamin A:

One cup of cherry tomatoes contain 63 mcg of vitamin A, which will help in keeping your eyes healthy. The National Institute of Health Office of Dietary Supplements claims that this vitamin also helps in fighting macular degeneration related to age. Vitamin A helps in maintaining your white blood cells healthy and it also protects your kidneys, lungs and heart.

 

Vitamin B-6:

One cup of cherry tomatoes also contains 0.11 mg of vitamin B-6. This vitamin metabolizes protein and also improves brain function and cognitive development.

 

Grape Tomatoes

Grape tomatoes like the cherry tomatoes are rich in various nutrients:

Vitamin C:

This vitamin keeps your immune system healthy, helps in forming protein and in healing wounds. It also helps in cleaning your body of toxins which damage your healthy cells. That is why it is especially important for cancer patients.
Potassium: This mineral is especially important for proper functioning of your heart, muscles and nerves. Each grape tomato contains around as 40 mg of potassium.
Phosphorus: This mineral is especially beneficial for your kidneys. It also improves the absorption of the important nutrients. Each grape tomato contains four mg of phosphorus.

Although the Difference Between Grape Tomato And Cherry Tomato contain different nutrients, the both types are very healthy. They are rich in lycopene as well, like other types of tomatoes.

 

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13 Comments

ExpertChick September 15, 2018 at 11:39 pm

My mother in law is growing her own cherry tomatoes! Nothing like shop bought ones! Fresher, sweet & earthy! Not sour in any way!

    Linda Jones September 18, 2018 at 5:53 am

    Wow so great that you have your own tomato and see their beauty

      ExpertChick September 18, 2018 at 9:56 am

      Well I Have a thyme tree … but she has the most beautiful tomatoes and chilli’s blooming. Even the chilli was nice! But HOT lol x

sarasalehsalem September 16, 2018 at 10:30 am

interesting article to know more about tomatoes!

    Linda Jones September 18, 2018 at 5:52 am

    Tomatoe is so effective and useful for the health

ajeanneinthekitchen September 16, 2018 at 9:24 pm

Thanks. I love juicy tidbits like this. 😀

    Linda Jones September 18, 2018 at 5:49 am

    We have like this so much

cornfedcontessa September 16, 2018 at 11:36 pm

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LaRena’s Corner September 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

Love the info! Have a great day/night!

    Linda Jones September 18, 2018 at 5:46 am

    Your site is great too and i really enjoy

floatinggold September 17, 2018 at 5:48 pm

So many different varieties of tomatoes. I was once stunned when I found that tomatoes almost black in color are not rotten. In fact, they are really tasty.

    Linda Jones September 18, 2018 at 5:43 am

    You are so kind and its our intresting job to share them with you

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