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Wednesday, 30 October 2019

TOMATO - The Wonder Fruit

   TOMATO - THE WONDER FRUIT



                                




Whenever you see or think of Tomatoes, what ideas come to your mind? Whether, it is a fruit or vegetable? It's skin, flesh, pulp, seeds are used in various different sectors. As you read along this article, you will find out how useful they are for the Mankind.

             

NUTRIENTS IN TOMATO



Tomatoes hold beauty around the world in terms of their Nutritional content and applications in different fields. Tomatoes are rich in Enzymes, Minerals, Vitamins, Anti-Oxidants (Lycopene), which makes it even more beneficial for Mankind. These Anti-Oxidants actually helps in fighting free radicals which enters our body via  smoking or Pollution in our Environment, alcohol and sugary stuff's in our diet. Eating Tomatoes helps to balance anti-oxidants in body.



Tomato, an easily available fruit of daily use is also used as salad. Tomato is used to make the Vegetables tastier and to prepare nice meat. It is full of medicinal properties and it is a handy home remedy too.



According to recent studies, the ammounts of Vitamins (A,B and C) found in Tomato are not to be found in Oranges and Grapes. They contain Proteins, Carbohydrates, Calcium, Iron and several other mineral salts. It contains a lot of lime strengthens the bones and also promote the growth of skeletal system in childrens. A glass of Tomato juice taken twice a day reduces the shortage of blood in our body. Tomato contain five times more Iron than that of Eggs. It's all because of the profusion of vitamins and minerals in Tomatoes, a popular saying goes that, " The Use of Tomato keeps the Doctor away".



Tomato is a family doctor to cure many Diseases.


Tomato as a beauty aid


The use of Tomato is very essential for the strength of Teeth and Bones. A spoonful of Tomato juice given 2-3 times a day to children's facilitates their teething. It is also used for the treatment of rickets in children's. Hence, regular use of Tomato juice makes the children strong and healthy.



Tomato juice taken 3-4 times a Day cures the skin. It acts as a great blood purifier. It removes the inflammation of bones in the mouth and stops the bleeding of the teeth. 


TOMATO : A CURE FOR DISEASES


Tomato juice is acidic in nature, so it can reduce the chances of diabetes in humans because acidic solutions reduces the quantity of sugar in urine. Tomato is also used to cure boils in the mouth. Boils in the mouth can be cured by gargling with tomato juice mixed with water.

         
Tomato is very useful for shedding some extra Kilos (Fat) from the body. Obesity can be removed by taking Onion and Tomato sprinkled with rock salt. It's regular use generally reduces obesity and cures Constipation. A glass of tomato mixed with honey and taken everyday on an empty stomach strengthens the liver and the lungs. It's regular use brightens the complexion and protects the skin against many disorders.




For the facial beauty, mix the tomato juice with honey having equal quantities. Apply it on the face twice everyday, wash the face properly after half an hour of it's application. It's regular use removes wrinkles from the face and hence face becomes bright. The Tomato juice removes the dust particles from complexion. To remove the facial freckles and Dark Circles around the eyes, apply the paste prepared with a spoonful each of Tomato juice and Lemon juice mixed with half spoon of turmeric and spoonful of gram flour. This paste removes the darkness around eyes and brings glow, freshness and softness to face.


                   Disadvantages:



1. People often suffer from Diarrhea because of excessive consumption of tomato in their diet.


2. Tomato juice is highly acidic. It can cause harm to gastro-intestinal tract if taken in large amounts at a time.


3. Tomato is rich in Potassium levels and can cause trouble to patients who are suffering from kidney related problems. Higher content of oxalate in tomato juice leads to generation of kidney stones. Hence, doctors advice their patients to minimise their tomato consumption.


4. Tomato soup contains high levels of sodium which is harmful for anyone. High levels of Sodium can increase blood pressure.


5. As per latest studies, excessive consumption of tomatoes can worsen migraine conditions.

































           

39 comments:

  1. I love tomatoes! I didn't know you could use they were good for the skin, though! You learn something new everyday!

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  2. I really love tomatoes! This is the fruit i really admire. Because it has a lot of benefits for my skin. This is an organic beauty essential for me. This is great!

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  3. I love a slice of tomatoe on my sandwich with cheese or in a salad :)

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  4. Although i love tomatoes, i had no idea it is that beneficial. I love it even more now, thank you so much.

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  5. Beautiful and powerful Tomato! I love fresh tomatoes and the classic tomato sauce.

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  6. I had no idea about the benefits of the tomatoes.

    Thanks for sharing the facts.

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  7. Oh, I loved tomatoes a lot and I can't eat without it in my every meal.

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  8. I love tomatoes but earlier I really don't know about such health benefits. Thanks for sharing with us

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  9. Indeed, there are many uses of tomatoes which I only learned from your post. Ilove to saute tomatoes with meat and other dishes.

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  10. I love tomatoes, but I can only eat them so much. The acid can get to be a bit too much for me.

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  11. Tomatoes is my thing! Anything with tomatoes I love!

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  12. A great reminder not to underestimate tomatoes!

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  13. Tomato is one fruit that I always struggle to have raw. Though its used extensively in home cooking, being an Indian staple :)

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  14. I don't like eating tomatoes, but I make myself to eat them because I know they are good for my body and I need them.

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  15. I had no idea that tomatos had so many benefits. I eat so much tomatos.

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  16. Interesting! I didn't know they could cause stomach issues

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  17. I only ever eat tomatoes on BLTs lol, maybe I should add it to more things in my diet.

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  18. great tips and info on the healing powers and nutrition of the tomato!

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  19. Mmm I have to say I really love tomatoes. Thanks so much for sharing this with all of us!

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  20. I know tomatoe soup can give you heartburn, but I find it hard to resist still :)

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  21. I love Tomatoes, unfortunately they no longer love me. 🍅 I developed a severe allergy about 7 yrs ago out of the blue. So sad. There really is, as noted above, a lot of wonderful benefits. 😢

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  22. Wow this a great post! Tomatoes are so versatile and a stable in our house. Love this so much.

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  23. I didn't know how good tomato can be to you. So much great information x

    Laura
    https://pinkfrenzymissl.blogspot.com/

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  24. Tomatoes are really good for skin and if eaten raw its really gives you amazing benefits.I am glad you put up such a nice article and have brought about awareness among all. Appreciated.

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  25. I had no idea that disadvantages were that bad. I might need to start thinking twice about over doing it on tomatos.

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  26. I never knew there were so many uses for tomatoes. I love them, but didn't realize they can cause migraines. Good to know!

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  27. I love tomatoes and I love all of the benefits you stated! I had no idea about the migraine symptoms. Interesting...

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  28. I never knew tomatoes had so many uses and benefits to them. Thank you for the information.

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  29. I love tomatoes, but you know I cannot have them fresh. I can have them as a salsa, but I cannot have the tomatoes oven the burgers. I take them out. BUT I love steamed, grilled, or incorporated in various dishes.

    Crickette, The Things I Have to Say

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  30. I consume tomatoes on a daily basis, something my parents have always brought to the table for us every dinner - cucumbers and tomatoes. But I never stopped to wonder about the benefits and disadvantages of their consumption.

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  31. Oh I love tomatoes I had no idea they had so much about them! So many great benefits!

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  32. Tomato is an interesting fruit. My friend uses it often in her salads and sandwiches.

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  33. Good that tomatoes are my top fav from the time I recollect myself. The ton of those benefits enter my body almost daily))))

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  34. I can't get enough of tomatoes! They taste so delicious and they can definitely spruce up practically any meal. I didn't know that they were great for the skin. That's pretty awesome!

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  35. To be honest tomato isnt my favorite. I only like it in pico de gallo.

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  36. I make sure that tomato is part of my daily diet.

    It is really helpful for the stomach. But I knew these facts in detail for the blog.

    Thanks.

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  37. Finally someone said that tomato is a fruit and not a vegetable :D

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  38. Tomatoes are really a wonder fruit. Nice touch to remind of the downsides too.

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