Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Tomato Nutrition

TomatoTomato reputedly can reduce prostate cancer risk among men folk.

Tomato or the scientific name Iycopersicon esculetums certainly favoured many people. Whether eaten just like that or combined in various cuisine type, tomato promising distinctive savouriness.

Serves Mediterranean and West Asia make the tomatoes as the base material of the most frequently used.

Derived from the Solanaceae family, tomatoes are rich in iron, fiber and vitamins A and C are required to maintain body fitness.

In fact research in United States find out red pigment in the skin of tomatoes contain lycopene that reputedly can reduce prostate cancer risk among men folk.

Lycopene provides a natural antioxidant properties that promote good health.

Tomato nutrition also associated with skin care. Vegetables are said to be effective to shrink pore, reduce acne problem and treat skin disease.

Cooling element in the tomato can also cool the skin a rough, astringent to remove excess oil, and vitamins A and C to brighten dull skin and rejuvenates the skin.

You can try the tips and ways to skin care using tomatoes below:

Shrink pores
Mix one tablespoon of fresh tomato juice with two to four drips lime juice. Apply the material using cotton on the skin and massage gently. Let stand for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water to shrink the pores, then apply a facial moisturizer.

Treat acne
Mash fresh tomatoes and sweep flat that material in skin that pimply. Letting an hour or more before rinsing and dried. Make every day until acne lose.

Clean skin
Face mask use tomato mixture and and avokado very suitable for combination skin(oily, normal and dry)because it combine astringent and antiseptic which could reduce the oil content and black dirt/stain on the skin.This facial freshener mask is rich in vitamins A, C and E - all important for healthy skin.To make this face mask, mash the tomatoes and avocado in a bowl and rub on face, rinse after 20 to 30 minutes.Can also apply a mix of fresh tomato juice with cucumber juice on your skin to control oil and acne.

Cooling /soothing damaged skin
Blend tomatoes and a mix of two spoons yogurt. Wipe the skin of the face and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.The combination of tomato and yogurt able cool the skin and reduce pain, including due to sunburn and skin irritation.This is because yoghurt stimulate protein in skin and make soft while tomato cool and neutralize skin surface.

Tomato contain Lycopene
Lycopene is a carotenoid found in tomatoes and
tomato-based products.Carotenoid is antioxidant that important.Lycopene is found to be more effective as an antioxidant against beta carotene and alpha tocopherol. The presence of an antioxidant is important as the protective cells of oxygen oksidant action.It is like paint on metal to metal does not rust.

Lycopene which caused red in colour tomato,the anti oksidant proven capable of eliminating(menawarkan) free radicals that damage cells.

When it digested, Lycopene will be pooled in particular specific organ
bodies such as heart, lung, bladder, prostate, colon and skin.

Research which made by Harvard University researchers find out
make tomatoes part of the diet, can reduce the risk of
cancers of these organs, especially bladder prostate.

Researchers have provide two servings of cooked tomatoes
purpose of the research. The research also involves other types of vegetables, but
no one gives best results like tomato.

Tomatoes also supplies 40 percent of the daily requirement of vitamin C.Vitamin C more found in fresh fruits and diet is rarely included all many individual in the diet. The importance of vitamin C is for immune system to function properly.

Tomatoes are alkaline. One needs the body balance due to frequent intake food acidic.t causes there is excess acid in body fluids that cause pain headache, fatigue, insomnia, joint pain, hard to digest, aches muscle and other.

Body have own ability to balance pH, and acid alkali by the kidneys and lungs.By taking tomatoes can help create this balance.Beside tomatoes, Alfafa, Chlorella, and spirulina are also alkaline.

Tomato is vegetables that cheap to be bought and easy found.Why not tomato made our daily food.Tomato is vegetables that cheap to be bought and easy found.Why not tomato made our daily food.

Benefit of Tomato
* To help restore the health of cells and tissues.
* Improves blood circulation.
* To prevent swelling and inflammation.
* Act as an anti-bacterial, anti-virus, anti-cancer and protection to the allergy.
* Helps to increase strength and elasticity of blood vessels.


  1. good information..thanks..:)

  2. I really love the taste and benefits of tomatoes. I always make sure I include them in my diet. Take the necessary vitamins to maintain your health; go to Vitamins Canada to find effective and safe supplements.


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