Roma Tomatoes are those little tiny bright red ones that are used for a variety of dishes and entrees. Health experts say that about 80% of Americans do not get enough vegetables per day. The Roma tomato is a very versatile and healthy food that can help you live a healthier lifestyle. Lets take a look at and see how many calories in a Roma tomato there are.
Just three medium sized Roma tomatoes have 40 calories in them. To go along with the 40 calories there are 9 grams of carbs, 2 grams of dietary fiber, 5 grams of sugar, and only 15 mg of sodium. Roma tomatoes are also full of vitamin A and vitamin C.
So as you can see Roma tomatoes are very healthy for you. The real problem lies in what you eat them with. Romas are often used for pizza and various pasta dishes that are full of carbohydrates and saturated fat. Not good if you're trying to be healthy and lose weight. Instead of using Roma tomatoes for evil try using them for good. They're great for using in green salads along with spinach, cucumber, carrots, and other some grilled chicken. Add some light dressing and you've got yourself an excellent meal full of vitamins, nutrients and protein. Plus it tastes great and will keep you feeling full for hours.
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