TOMATO

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Nutrition Facts:

The water content of tomatoes is around 95%. The other 5% consist mainly carbohydrates and fiber.

One medium sized tomato (123 grams) contains only 22 calories.

The table below contains detailed information on the nutrients found in tomatoes

Carbs
Carbohydrates make up 4% of raw tomatoes, which amounts to less than 5 grams of carbs for an average sized tomato (123 grams).

Simple sugars, such as glucose and fructose, make up almost 70% of the carbohydrate content.

Fiber
Tomatoes are a good source of fiber, providing about 1.5 grams per average sized tomato.

Most of the fibers (87%) in tomatoes are insoluble, in the form of hemicellulose, cellulose and lignin

Vitamins and Minerals
Tomatoes are a good source of several vitamins and minerals.

Vitamin C: An essential nutrient and antioxidant. One medium sized tomato can provide about 28% of the recommended daily intake.
Potassium: An essential mineral, beneficial for blood pressure control and cardiovascular disease prevention

Vitamin K1: Also known as phylloquinone, vitamin K is important for blood coagulation and bone health

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