Cherry tomatoes are available fresh and canned for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose plump tomatoes with smooth skins that are free from bruises.
Nutrient Content Claims
Low calorie, Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, Good source of vitamin C, Good source of copper
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Cherry tomatoes are fat free.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Cherry tomatoes are sodium free.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Cherry tomatoes are sodium free.
- Cherry tomatoes, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Cherry tomatoes contain no fat, saturated fat, or cholesterol.
Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, Vitamin A, or Vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Cherry tomatoes are a good source of vitamin C.
Store at room temperature away from direct sunlight. Use within 1 week after ripe. Tomatoes taste best if not refrigerated; refrigerate only if you can’t use them before they spoil.
Check out our cherry tomato recipes!
Presence In Ethnic Foods
Asian / Chinese, Japanese, Korean / South East Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) / African / Cuban, Puerto Rican / Latino / Pacific Islands
Social Media Posts
Pesto Chicken Vegetable Kebabs are perfect for the grilling season! Bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, zucchini & eggplant served over brown rice—try it tonight! @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
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Cherry tomatoes can be a fun addition to any meal or simply enjoy them alone. Get the facts on these red, versatile handfuls. #FuelUp: http://ow.ly/z0CB1 @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant