Everyone who knows me knows that my favorite color is purple and that I can’t have a meal without a freshly cut salad, that is why I am happy to inform that Israeli researches have created a purple tomato! Yes, it is for real – soon enough our salads will have red-violet tomatoes along side the red tomatoes and green crunchy cucumbers.
Why do we need purple tomatoes you ask? Well we don’t but there is a very good reason we should have them. Scientists discovered the pigments made by beets can help boost other veggies resistance to disease and mold, and increase their nutritional value. Weizmann Inst. Of science has opened the way to numerous potential uses of betalains – the highly nutritious red-violet and yellow pigments made by beets.
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Until next time…