Tomatoes not only taste delicious but are also packed with nutrients, such as the carotenoid lycopene, which may lower cardiovascular risk as well as the risk of some cancers. The colorful fruit is also an excellent source of vitamins A and C, which help even out skintone and soften wrinkles. And if that weren’t enough, eating tomatoes can even make you less vulnerable to sunburn, helping to prevent sun damage.

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