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9 Healthy Foods from the Mediterranean Diet (Page 10)

Tomatoes

9. Tomatoes

It’s hard to believe these now-ubiquitous orbs weren’t native to the Mediterranean region (grazie, Columbus); they’re staples in every cook’s larder, fresh, canned and in paste form. Tomatoes are packed with vitamin C and lycopene, a heart-protective antioxidant that may also help prevent some cancers (particularly prostate). Plus they’re versatile enough to enjoy every day.

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