Tuesday, September 20

Tomatoes benefits and antioxidant foods

Studies have proved that tomatoes have the ability of protection against lung cancer, after studies have shown tomatoes role in protecting men from prostate cancer. The new study by a team of researchers in Finland, they found that apples and tomatoes could be of the most important vegetables and fruits beneficial to health because the red fruit and vegetables specially tomatoes rich in Carotenoid and Lycopene known to be effective antioxidant to reduce the risk of lung cancer and other diseases.




Foods that rich potassium element are help to prevent strokes, which affect half a million a year and experts have said that mineral useful in cases of high blood pressure. These natural elements of food such as  milk, vegetable juices, orange juice, bananas, cooked zucchini and spinach which contain useful for all conditions unless kidney patients or who use diuretic medications because they should ask the doctor about the suitable foods. British researchers say they seek to produce tomatoes that have ability to protect heart against diseases, Although conversion of these genetically modified tomatoes to sauce they did not lose their therapeutic properties and their ability to resist oxidation. Researchers added a gene from a Petunia plant to tomatoes to enhance their ability to produce flavonoids which can resist oxidation to limit vscular disease. Nutrition experts also said that the tomato is a fruit of the most benefical vegetables, because it contains phosphorus, iron, calcium and potassium salts, it is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A,  and tomato peel contains more vitamin C then fruit itself or tomato juice.

4 comments:

Carol @ There's Always Thyme to Cook said...

I love that tomatoes are so healthy, they are a favorite in my house!

Clairejustine said...

Nice post,I need to eat more Tomatoes :)

Marina said...

I don't like fresh tomatoes, but I like them in any other form.. Is that weird? :)

Jouse said...

Thank you carol, clairejustine.


Marina: That's really weird.. you have to see a doctor :). Of course it is natural because of its test. I sometimes avoid it fresh especially tomatoes juice, but absolutely there are so many important benefits.

Thank you guys