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Tomatoes- Vitamins and Cardiovascular health

Tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) Botanically a fruit, and technically a berry. When I was young, I remember having multiple stand offs with my mum over tomatoes. ‘You cant leave until you eat it…” So I would sit there nibbling at it trying not to wretch.   These days I’m known for leaving a trail of tomatoes …

Oranges- a connection between your heart and erectile dysfunction

Everyone knows oranges are a good source of Vitamin C and fibre right ?   They are also known to be cardioprotective i.e protect the vessels of the heart and therefore the heart.   Observational evidence has shown that the higher the consumption of flavanone rich food such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons and bergamots, the …