Tomatoes


Tomatoes

Tomatoes play a lot of roles when it comes as culinary skills, it can be used as fruit, juice, for beauty, for cooking, and to add it provides some incredible number of benefits to the body.


A cup of chopped tomatoes contains


Calories- 32

Carbohydrates- 5.8 grams

Cholesterol- 0 gram

Protein- 1.58 grams

Fibre- 2.2 grams

Water- 174.14 grams


Health Benefits 

Blood Pressure: Tomatoes contain the right amount of potassium. And a balance in the lower level of sodium and a higher level of potassium can benefit the body in positive ways, plus it maintains the blood sugar level too.


Diabetes: It has been observed that people with a high fibre diet have lower the blood glucose level. At the same time, people with type 2 diabetes have shown improvements in blood sugar liquid and insulin level.


Pregnancy: The right amount of folates are needed by the body during and after pregnancy as it protects the neural tube defects in infants. And tomatoes are said to have a fair amount of folates in it.


Health Risk

Consumption of too much potassium can cause people with impaired kidney problems severe falls. Therefore intake of potassium-containing foods must be restricted.


People suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease might experience an increase in symptoms like vomiting, heartburn when they intake higher amount of acidic foods