Tomato (Tomayto or Tomahto)

Tomato is considered to be both a fruit and vegetable andare often red in color although green ones are quite popular. It forms a basic part of cuisines acrossBelize and Belize homesfor sale. Tomato plants belong to the annual nightshade plant and grow in bunches and are small,round and often weight around 4ounces. They have soft, pinkish red flesh,numerous seeds and are slightly sweet.

Tomatoe sare used in different foods as it improves the flavor and aroma. It is a must in pasta, pizzas, ketchup, and now in various beverages. They are relatively easy to cultivate and grow very quickly, making them a great food source and can be grown in your rainforest property in Belize. Tomato plants come in varieties and provide unique health benefits.
The health benefits of tomatoes include eye care, digestion and it is great for blood circulation,  reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Consuming tomato on a daily basis aids in skin difficulties and urinary tract infections too as it improve fluid balance, protect the kidneys, detoxify the body, prevent premature aging, and reduce inflammation. So, growing a few tomato plants in your Belize rainforest property for salebenefits you and your entire family.
A single tomato can provide about 40% of the daily vitamin C, A and vitamin K, as well as significant amounts of vitamin B6, folate, and thiamin that is vital in maintaining nerve health and iron. However, the best tomatoes to grow whilst living in Belize are organic tomatoes. As it does not involve spraying tomatoes with large quantities of pesticides and insecticides. Tomatoes are a highly sprayed crop thusthe reason manorganic food lovers prefer organically minded and grown products which is the preferred method of growing fruits and vegetables in eco-villages in Belize.
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