Fun Facts & Health Benefits of Tomato

  • Tomatoes have about 18 calories per 100 grams.
  • The have antioxidants that are scientifically found to be protective against cancers including colon, prostate, breast, endometrial, lung and pancreatic tumors.
  • Contains vitamin A and flavinoids antioxidants which helps with night vision, maintenance of healthy mucosa and skin, and bones.

  • They are a good source of vitamin C – consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful free radicals.
  •  Fresh tomatoes are high in potassium which can helps control heart rate and blood pressure.
  • They can be red, pink. yellow, orange / tanger
    ine, green, purple, brown or black.
green tomatoes
  •  Tomatoes are thought to help reduce heart disease.
  • Phytonutrients in tomatoes can help reduce platelet clumping which can lead to unwanted clotting and blood vessel blockages.
  • The beta-carotene in tomatoes may help prevent cognitive decline.
  •  The lycopene in tomatoes may help asthma suffers.
  • Tomatoes are ranked number 9 of fruits and vegetable with edible skins for the amount of pesticides on them.
  • Tomatoes may reduce stroke risks in men.
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Always talk to your doctor about your particular situation!
 
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Class Schedule for Week of 1/8/2017

 

1/9/2017 @ 2:00 pm

BLS Provider

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1/9/2017 @ 6:00 pm

BLS Provider Skills Session

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1/10/2017 @ 2:30 pm

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1/10/2017 @ 6:30 pm

BLS Provider Skills Session

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1/13/2017 @ 9:00 am

BLS / ACLS Provider Combination Class

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1/13/2017 @ 11:00 am

BLS Povider Skills Session

 

1/13/2017 @ 1:00 pm

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1/14/2017 @ 9:00 am

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1/28/2017 @ 8:00 am

Phlebotomy Workshop

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We also offer onsite training.  Please call us today to schedule!

Chris – 239-292-4225 


 
Class Schedule is subject to change.
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