Delicious, juicy fruit is Tomatoes not only good in taste but also has many health benefits and medicinal properties. They are available in all seasons and can be eaten as raw as well as cooked.
Tomatoes are packed with special nutrients Vitamin A, caratinoid, Vitamin C, dietary fibers and B complex vitamins. It has incredible phytochemical properties. It is very low in calories, fats and zero in cholesterol too.
Tomatoes are popular for its anticancer properties. They are packed with antioxidants LYCOPENE, which is two times powerful as B-carotene in the destruction of free radicals. Research has shown that special compound lycopene in tomatoes reduces risk of developing prostate cancer. Lutein and Zeaxanthin in tomatoes reduces the risk of lung cancer and breast cancer.
Here are some Health Benefits of Tomatoes:
- Prevents Cancer
- Prevents Heart Disease
- Lowers Blood Pressure
- Fight against Infections
- Improves Immunity
- Protect from gum and oral cavity cancer
- Good for Skin
- Protect eyes from age related macular disease
- Improves eye sight
- Supports Bone Health