HEALTH NEWS- Do you like tomatoes? If you are a fan of tomatoes then you are very lucky, because tomatoes have many benefits for health since people found it and almost every one of all ages may eat it.
Research on tomatoesExperts say that behind the red colour there is Lycopene, the antioxidant substances which are very good for the body as contained in watermelon, carrots and red peppers. The unique content of lycopene was found to be increased for the tomatoes cooked than raw*1, especially if the tomatoes are cooked with olive oil will greatly assist in the absorption of antioxidants and lycopene itself*2.
A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism showed, the postmenopausal women will be spared from the risk of breast cancer if eating tomatoes regularly every day. In addition, the lycopene compound in tomatoes may also protect men from prostate cancer risk*3. therefore, the tomatoes are widely believed as an antidote to cancer.
People who frequently eat tomatoes tend to have a healthy heart conditions. Tomato intake in the body can help lower bad cholesterol and prevent clotting platelet cells in the blood*4.
One of the things that you may not know when you want more antioxidant and vitamin C in tomatoes is by consuming organic tomatoes. Yup, tomatoes are grown organically turned out to have a very high content of phenolic, which it can raise all the antioxidants, according to a study conducted by the University of Barcelona*3.
It looks like the tomatoes were created by God to be one of the magical fruit, in addition to beneficial for skin beauty are also beneficial to ward off free radicals in the body. Has been a lot of research about the benefits of tomatoes, and everyone suggests that tomatoes are one of healthy food.
*1 a study published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
*2 a research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
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