Ten benefits of our dear tomato Ten benefits of our dear tomato

Ten benefits of our dear tomato

Tomato is the edible fruit of the Solanum Lycopersicum, a plant popularly known as "tomato plant". It is native to America and is now grown all over the world. It is very popular in world gastronomy.

It is a food with a low caloric content, has about 18 kcal per 100 grams. In its composition, water represents 94%. It is followed by sugars (3%), which give it a slight sweet taste. It also contains fiber, vitamins and minerals. 

Today we bring you ten properties of this delicious fruit:

  1. It reduces the risks of cerebral vascular accident and diminishes the effects of aging on the cerebral functions.
  2. Reduces cholesterol.
  3. Prevents cardiovascular disease and reduces the risk of heart attack.
  4. Helps expel toxins (diuretic effect).
  5. Fights infections.
  6. Strengthens the immune system and promotes disease prevention.
  7. Some scientific studies assure that the tomato helps prevent some types of cancer (pancreas, stomach, prostate and digestive).
  8. It is a great regulator of intestinal transit.
  9. It protects the skin from ultraviolet rays.
  10. Promotes rapid wound healing.

We love tomato! And we expect you to love it too!

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