Whether you consider the tomato a fruit or vegetable, the fact remains that it is a great addition to any meal. With an extensive list of essential vitamins and minerals contained in them, tomatoes are loaded with many health benefits.
Available in about 3,000 species, this superfood adds flavor and great advantages to any meal.
a. Skin Looks Greater: Your skin needs collagen for strength and elasticity, and also for replacing dead or damaged cells. Biotin and Vitamin C in tomatoes enhances production of various proteins including collagen. Tomatoes also have lycopene, which protects the skin against damage from the sun.
b. Hair Gets Healthier: Taking tomato juice regularly will make your hair better by improving the texture and appearance. Its rich composition of iron and Vitamins A and K strengthens and revitalizes the hair, maintains color and adds shine.
c. Weight Stays Controlled: Low in fats, with zero cholesterol, tomatoes are ideal for weight control plans. Tomatoes can be eaten raw or added to other meals, and the stomach fills up faster on fewer calories because of the water and fiber in them.
d. Bones Become Stronger: Tomatoes contain calcium and Vitamin K, which strengthen and repair the bones, as well as magnesium which works with calcitonin (a hormone) to help the bones absorb calcium, and potassium which prevents calcium loss over time.