Foodie Pharmacology Podcast

Tomatoes! The Aztec secret to the Mediterranean diet?

August 19, 2019

Some call them a fruit, some call them a vegetable – I call them juicy, red and delicious! How is it that a crop from a poisonous plant family came to pervade our salads, soups and sauces across numerous cuisines? What makes the tomato (Solanum lycopersicum, Solanaceae) a healthy food ingredient and how can you capture its best benefits? We’ll be exploring the fascinating history and pharmacology of one the world’s top ten crops in this episode of Foodie Pharmacology.

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