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This Bud’s for You

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

What do you get when you cross a tomato with a petunia?

Well, you just might have a food that can stave off heart disease or cancer, new research suggests.

Using a cauliflower virus to deliver petunia genes to certain cells in tomatoes, researchers have created — for the first time — a tomato rich in flavonoids, which are natural plant chemicals that may protect people against heart disease and cancer.