Some of the health benefits of tomatoes include:
Are a good source of Vitamins A, C and E.
They are low in calories, typically containing only 14 calories per 100g. They contain virtually no fat and no cholesterol.
They contain minerals such as potassium, which has been linked to lowering blood pressure and calcium, which is vital for healthy bones and teeth.
Some of the health benefits of peppers include:
Vitamin C - red and yellow peppers have four times as much vitamin C as oranges. Vitamin C can help to reduce the risk of heart disease and high cholesterol, boost immunity, and protect against arthritis and diabetes.
Vitamin B6 – they contain vitamin B6 and folic acid which encourage healthy blood vessels, and are key defences in the fight against heart disease and stroke.