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Oregon's purple tomato

  1. Oct 25, 2006 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.statesmanjournal.com/app...061020/NEWS/610200323&SearchID=73260872310650
     
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  3. Oct 25, 2006 #2

    Evo

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    I read about those, I'd like to try some.
     
  4. Oct 25, 2006 #3

    Kerrie

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    now you can get your lycopene in designer colors! lycopene is known for its antioxidant properties, i would imagine that the purple tomatoes have similar cancer fighting nutrients that blueberries have.
     
  5. Oct 25, 2006 #4

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    Hi Kerrie!!! :surprised :surprised :surprised

    We have missed you.
     
  6. Oct 27, 2006 #5
    I just read some stuff about restaurants and food stores having sudden drops in business when they changed their lighting or the color of paint on the walls. It turns out these changes made the food look strange colors. This was especially problematic in the case of meat since we look to its color to gage its freshness.

    I wouldn't expect anything purple to taste like a tomato, and would probably not eat it voluntarily.
     
  7. Oct 27, 2006 #6

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    You remind me of my little brother. As a kid he wouldn't eat ice cream because he didn't like the way it looked.
     
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