Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has many health benefits including the reduction of heart's attack risk, cancer and can protect the eyes against light induced damage.
They are usually red when ripe, it can also come in different colors like yellow, purple, orange and green. Tomatoes has man subspecies with different flavors and shapes.
Health benefits of Tomatoes
Studies show it that tomatoes can reduce your risk of heart diseases and several cancers especially when eaten raw, this fruit is also beneficial for skin health as it may protect against sunburn.
Tomatoes contains key carotenoids such as lutein and lycopene, which can protect eye against light induced damage.
Including the fruit in your diet can protect against Cancer, reduce blood glucose in people with diabetes and maintain healthy blood pressure.
With all these health facts and benefits of tomatoes mentioned, I hope you include the nutritious fruit in your daily food and make sure you had it eaten raw occasionally.
Follow to be updated on more informative and educative articles.
Don't forget to like, comment and share. Thanks
Content created and supplied by: Adept-hunter (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More