Tomato is the finest produce of Yonghyun, Sacheon and famous for it shigh quality texture and firmness!
Grown in clean soil, water and environment of Sacheon, Sacheon tomatoes are loaded with vitamin A and have unique aroma. Tomatoes are known to regulate water balance in body and are good choice for snacks as they are very low in calories.
Tomato is an excellent source of lycopene, flavonoids, glutamine acid, beta-carotene, vitamins C and E, and many other health beneficial nutrients that can prevent various lifestyle diseases and even cancer.
According to Dr. Edward Giovannucci, a professor at Harvard School of Public Health, minimum 10 servings a week of tomato-based food are as much as 45% less likely to develop prostate cancer.
Pycopene and beta-carotene prevent various types of cancers and glutamine acid helps fast relief from fatigue. Vitamin C reduces melanin production in skin. Melanin is the main cause of brown dark spots or patches on skin, which are the results of sun exposure. Vitamin E in tomatoes stimulates hormone production in body. In the meantime, citric acid contained in tomatoes is known not only to stimulate saliva production and thus increases appetite, but also to detoxify nicotine and help a better and deeper night's sleep.
Moreover, tomato is a good source of dietary fiber, which is an essential nutrient required for proper digestion of food. High protein, high meat and high fat diets of modern lifestyle could be counteracted by incorporating increased dietary fiber into the diet.
Tomato belongs to the nightshade family, Solanaceae. It is a perennial in its native habit at and grows well in dry climates. It is packed with vitamins B1, B2 and C and thus good for constipation, skin health, blood circulation and digestion.
Tomato is a primary ingredient of ketchup, the most popular and common condiment on modern table. Tomato juice is also popular beverage among women for skin health and beauty.
Tomato can be eaten either cooked or raw. It is great for juice mixed with other vegetables or fruits, too. Some people eat tomatoes cooked with animal liver.