Wednesday, December 3, 2014

What is Tomato A Fruit Or Vegetable?

Scientifically speaking, tomato is a fruit. True fruits are developed from the ovary in the base of the flower, and contain the seeds of the plant.

The Healthy Benefits of Fruity Tomato

Most of people mistakenly identified tomato as vegetable but it's true nature is FRUIT but the amazing fact about this fruit a.k.a vegetable is, it contain tons of health benefits that you and me will say "Awesome Fruit!"
  • Tomatoes contain are packed full of vitamins A, C, E, K, B6,  potassium, folate, magnesium,thiamin, niacin, phosphorus, copper,  lycopene which act as anti-cancer agent, flavonoids (natural anti-inflammatories) and other mineral salts. 
  • Tomatoes makes your skin great, beta carotene that found in carrots and sweet potatoes helps protect from skin damage and also you will be less sensitive in UV light damage that is leading cause of fine lines and skin wrinkle. 
  • Tomatoes builds strong bones, the vitamin K and calcium that found in tomatoes help strenghten and repair bones that fight osteoporosis.
  • Tomatoes enable your skin to take in oxygen that delaying aging.
  • Tomato fiber keeps the liver healthy, aids digestion, prevents constipation and thus, regulates and aids the bowel movement.
  • Tomatoes aids weight loss, It keeps the body hydrated, while the low sodium and high fiber content in it ensure that the body doesn't feel weak or hungry.  It gives the body the required amount of nutrients and calories to ensure that the metabolic process in the body remains unaffected.
  • Tomato juice has a detoxification effect on the body due to the presence of chlorine and sulfur. Our liver and kidneys are responsible for the detoxification of our body. Thus, for the body to remain healthy it is essential that these two organs remain in a healthy state. Natural chlorine helps the liver and kidneys to function properly, while sulphur protects them from any kind of infection. As tomato is abundant in both, to get rid of all the toxins in your body, all you need is a glass of tomato juice.
The Healthy Benefits of Fruity Tomato

Generally speaking eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, including tomatoes, confers protection against high blood pressure, high cholesterol, strokes, and heart disease. Be a Tomato Club member! 

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