Added by on 2016-10-31

Tomatoes grown organically are more nutritious for you to eat. Listen in on how we grow the Tomato in our Vegetable Garden. Subscribe to our Gardening Channel for more growing tips: ►https://www.youtube.com/user/firstclassgardens Follow us on Twitter: ► https://twitter.com/elilyfarm Starting Seeds Part 1: ►https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTLK55-Fl80 Starting Seeds Part 2: ►https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjrX-sPkBx8 Best Soil Mix ►https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ObpypQ78BA Grow Seeds Indoors ►https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBvkQRAFSUA Rare Flowers in our Garden ►https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9BzOMGJlvw Tomatoes, which are actually a fruit and not a vegetable, contain a number of valuable nutrients, and according to recent research, organically-grown tomatoes are even more nutritious than their conventionally-grown counterparts. One of the most well-known nutrients in tomatoes is lycopene — the compound that gives tomato its deep red color. Lycopene is a vital anti-oxidant that has been shown to have potent anti-cancerous activity. This compound is not naturally produced in your body, so it must be supplied via your diet. Other fruits and vegetables also contain lycopene, but none has the high concentration of lycopene that the tomato boasts. Interestingly, when cooked, the bioavailability of lycopene increases rather than decreases, as is the case with many other raw foods, as heat has a tendency to destroy valuable nutrients. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsHow To Plant Tomatoes & Peppers into Raised Bed Vegetable Garden in Arizona – Organic Gardening TipsMy organic vegetable garden + some tips for growing your own food!Soil Amendment, When and What to Add to your Organic Vegetable Garden Q&A workwithnaturePoovaali: Tips for setting an organic vegetable garden on the terraceRaised Bed Organic Vegetable Gardening Planting With Deep Soil: Summer GardensHow to Plant a Vegetable Garden: Tips on Growing Home Grown Vegetables

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3 Comments

  • David Scott 9 months ago

    What causes tomatoes to rot from the bottom of the fruit, and what is the cure if any?

  • Pacific Northwest Primitive Organic Garden 9 months ago

    Cool video, good tips!

  • thehorrorification 9 months ago

    No other country in the world uses Fahrenheit. Good video, just a minor gripe.