Cherry tomatoes – are small tomatoes, became incredibly popular all over the country in recent years. They are 2-3 times sweeter than conventional tomatoes and are more practical in use; their amazing taste is more than justifies the price difference. Each tiny tomato of 10 to 30 grams contains plenty of vitamin C, sugars, fiber, minerals, organic acids and pectin. Cherry tomatoes contain calcium, sodium, magnesium, iron, chlorine, phosphorus, sulfur, silicon, iodine, and folic acid. In addition, eating tomatoes supplies a portion of vitamin K, which promotes absorption of calcium and normalizes kidney function, as well as Vitamin B. These tomatoes are particularly useful in prevention of cardiovascular diseases, general prostration, anemia and problems with the gastrointestinal tract.
Currently, scientists from many countries examine the anti-cancer properties of antioxidant lycopene, which are found in ripe red tomatoes. It’s evident from recent studies, that cherry tomatoes enhance the protective function of human skin against ultraviolet light, which accelerates aging. 100grams of cherry tomatoes contain 24 calories.