The tomato is a product with a high water content (95 per cent) and is therefore low in calories. It is rich in antioxidants. Canned tomatoes contain five times as much lycopene as fresh tomatoes.
Five times as much as fresh tomatoes The cooking process increases the bioavailability of this powerful antioxidant.
Nutritional information per 100g on average
Calories per serving: 68.8 kJ / 16.4 kcal 94.5 g water, 0.80 g protein 0.26 g fat
Carbohydrates: 1.72 g, of which 1.68 g sugar 1.41 mg fibre
Minerals: 24 mg phosphorus
Potassium: 251 mg Magnesium: 10.1 mg 8.24 mg Calcium
Beta-carotene: 840 g Vitamins 14.3 mg vitamin C 1.11 mg vitamin E