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Do tomatoes have carbs?

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Tomatoes have approximately 5 carbohydrates per 0.5 cup of cooked produce or 1 cup of raw produce. If being weighed in grams, tomatoes have approximately 3.9 carbohydrates per 3.5 ounces.

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A tomato is a non-starchy vegetable, which means that most of the carbohydrates consumed are fiber. This makes tomatoes a good food choice for diabetics. Tomatoes are a healthy food for a variety of reasons, including their lycopene content which may help prevent cancer and degenerative neurological diseases. Lycopene is also considered to be a powerful antioxidant. Tomatoes are high in vitamins C and K. They are also highly acidic, making them a popular choice for home canning.

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