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What is tomato juice good for?

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One of the most commonly consumed fruits is the tomato, which we often think of as a vegetable. The tomatoes juice is wonderful, we can add other vegetable juices, a little fresh lemon juice or consume it pure. If you like tomato juice, be sure to drink homemade, not from the supermarket.

In addition to being tasty, it is also useful, see why.

1. It is a rich source of vitamins A and C – Tomato juice is a great drink for strengthening immunity, which is also useful for the health of the eyes, skin, bones, teeth. Consumption of tomato juice is believed to help collagen synthesis. The drink also contains lutein and zeaxanthin, which together with vitamins A and C help fight free radicals.

2. Prevents High Cholesterol – Another reason to add tomato juice to our daily menu is that it can help balance cholesterol. Tomato juice is also rich in vitamin B3, which is known to stabilize cholesterol. The fiber in it can also lower blood pressure, scientists believe.

3. Aids in weight loss – Another great benefit of tomato juice is that it helps in weight loss. It is low in calories but provides us with important nutrients and hydration.

4. Improves bowel movements – The fiber in tomato juice keeps the liver healthy, aids digestion, reduces the risk of constipation and thus regulates and supports bowel movements.

5. Contributes to the detoxification of the body – The liver and kidneys are responsible for detoxifying our body and improving metabolism.

6. Rich in Lycopene – The red color of tomatoes is due to a fat-soluble antioxidant known as lycopene. Scientific studies have proven that lycopene protects the body from various types of cancer such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, coronary artery disease and others.

7. Energizes the body – Tomato juice is high in antioxidants that help eliminate free radicals in the body. In this way, not only the aging processes of the body are slowed down, but we also feel more energetic.

8. It is good for the heart – According to Western studies, the intake of lycopene can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular diseases by 30%. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene.

9. It is good for bones – Vitamin K, which is contained in good quantities in tomatoes, is of great importance for bone health. The synthesis of osteocalcin, which is believed to play an important role in building bones, depends on vitamin K, scientists believe.

10. Strengthens the hair – We know that the way we eat determines to a large extent the condition of our hair. Just as there are foods and drinks that harm her, there are also those that are good for her. Tomato juice and the useful nutrients it is rich in contribute to improving the condition of our hair.

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