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Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum, plants which give red fruit. Although it's botanically a fruit, culinary it's vegetable, because it's not sweet. It is believed that there are around 7500 varieties of tomatoes. Tomatoes can be determinate or indeterminate, but also based on shape and size there are types: Beefsteak, Plum tomatoes, Cherry tomatoes, Grape tomatoes, Campari tomatoes, Tomberries, Oxheart, Pear tomatoes...
From the moment tomato was domesticated in the ancient Aztec civilization, tomato managed to infuse itself into the life and cuisine of modern humankind. Very quickly it became staple of the world food economy, enabling us all to live healthier and longer. If you were interested to learn more facts regarding tomatoes, this is the perfect place to do so.
Over the last five thousand years, presence of carrots in our culture, eating habits and medicine gave birth to many important facts that must be known. Here you can find out more about this fascinating root vegetable that has traveled through the millennia to reach is current popularity that it clearly deserves.
Broccoli is a vegetable from the Italica Cultivar group of Brassicaceae family, family to which also belong cauliflower and cabbage. It is low in calories, but rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, dietary fiber, folate, potassium, selenium, vitamin A, manganese... There are three popular varieties: Calabrese broccoli, sprouting broccoli and purple cauliflower.