Tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant that reduces the risk of cancer and heart-diseases. They protect the eyes from light induced damage.
Essential for pregnant women as these tomatoes protect infants against neural tube defects.
Carrots provide the highest content of vitamin A of all the vegetables. Brightly orange colored carrots have pigments like carotenoids and flavonoids, that provide several antioxidants and act as a defense against cancer.
They aid in maintaining oral health and also decrease the risk of stroke and other heart diseases.
Garlic combats sickness, including the common cold and cough. They reduce blood pressure, the risk of heart diseases and kills intestinal worms and harmful bacteria. Additionally garlics improve athletic performance.