Stressed Carrots & A Tastier Tomato

By Science & Food | September 26, 2013 10:30 am

StressedCarrots

It turns out that giving fruits and veggies a good night’s sleep isn’t the only way to make them better to eat. Researchers at Texas A&M have shown that carrots produce more antioxidants in response to the “stress” of being chopped or shredded, while scientists at the University of Florida are working hard to make a tastier and more nutritious tomato.

How to Make Your Vegetables Healthier – Discovery News

Building a Better Mass-Market Tomato – New York Times

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