Saturday, June 14, 2014

5 Best Health Benefits of Eating Tomatoes

Benefits of Eating Tomatoes
We consume tomato almost everyday. It adds an extra charm and taste to our food. Whether be raw tomato or cooked, it is equally beneficial to us. One whole tomato contains around 22 cal. , no fat, 5 gms. of carbohydrates, 1 gm. fiber, 1 gm. protein and 6 mgs sodium. It also provides vitamin C,vitamin A,iron, and calcium.

Here are some of the benefits of tomatoes.


Tomatoes reduces risks of certain cancers such as stomach and prostate, lung cancer because of substance called lycopene which is also responsible for the red color of tomato.

Prevent DNA Damage

Antioxidants such as vitamin C and Vitamin A work to fend of DNA damage from free radicals.Tomatoes may help in reducing diseases such as atherosclerosis and diabetes.

Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease

Tomatoes reduces heart disease risk because it contain important nutrients, such as niacin, foliate and vitamin B6.

Protect Against Thrombosis

It is important for one to drink low sodium tomato juice if you are trying to protect against thrombosis which means blood clots in the blood vessel , as high sodium levels can cause negative effects for this type of disease.


Drinking a glass of tomato juice once in a day can reduce blood levels of TNF-alpha which reduce the chances of inflammation.

So, now you know that Tomato is that beneficial for our health. It is also beneficial for our face/skin. Tomato is known as one of the best natural tan-removers. Only you need to cut it into pieces and rub it on your face and hands. You will see the visible effects of it.

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