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The unexpected nutritional value of tomatoes

Fish dishes cooked hot day, sweet and sour ribs to serve rice, bean sauce is just delicious heal ... those daily dishes and many other delicious dishes can not be missing the contribution of tomatoes. Tomatoes are bright red, beautiful, making the food becomes more attractive, more delicious. However, it is a surprise that not only make the appetite, beautiful eyes, tomatoes are rich in nutrients, good for health.

According to scientific analysis, 100g of tomatoes contain 94g of water, 0.6g of protit, 4.2g of glutamic acid, 0.8g of cellulose, 0.4g of ash, 12mg of calcium, 26mg of phosphorus, 1.4mg of iron, vitamins B1, B2. PP, C ... supply is 20kcal.

Provide Vitamin A and many nutrients needed:
The bright red color of each tomato is high in natural vitamin A content, with only 100 grams of freshly ripened tomatoes, which can meet up to 13% of daily vitamin A requirements, as well as vitamin B6 and vitamin C. There are also vitamins B1, B2, PP ...
Minerals are found in tomatoes such as calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, sulfur, nickel, cobalt, iodine, organic acids in the form of citrate and depending on the growing medium, tomatoes may copper, molybdenum. Thanks to these factors, tomatoes are considered a food rich in nutrients, easy to digest, enhance the body's resistance.

Anti-aging, cancer prevention:
Lycopene in tomatoes is currently being evaluated with beta-carotene, which is a potent antioxidant that blocks cancer cells, both against the formation of blood clots in the arteries.

As with age, endogenous and endogenous free radicals in the body destroy DNA and RNA, which are the genetic elements of the cell, causing mutations in the cancer gene, and destroying the cells. , weakens the organs leading to illness and aging. Vitamin A, especially vitamin A in the nature of beta-carotene, has a positive effect in preventing this phenomenon.

Researchers have found that the risk of cerebral thrombosis in people who eat a lot of fruits and vegetables contains naturally lower levels of vitamin A than those who eat less of these foods. This is because vitamin A helps prevent the accumulation of cholesterol in the blood vessels should avoid the risk of cerebral thrombosis. Thus, tomatoes with beta-carotene and lycopene will contribute to slow aging and prevent cancer.

Eating green tomatoes can be poisoned:
One special note when using tomatoes is the green tomato contains a poisonous alkaloid called solanin, but when the tomatoes are ripe, the poison is no longer. Therefore, absolutely not eating green tomatoes, can be dangerous poisoning. If possible, eating tomatoes is better than picking green tomatoes and artificial ripening.

Do not eat raw tomatoes. If you need to eat, wash the tomatoes thoroughly as many times as washing vegetables, then boiling water last washed for safety before eating. People with gallstone absolutely do not eat raw tomatoes because the amount of organic acid in the tomato is relatively large, can cause gallbladder spasm.

At present, TrungThanh has many products made with ingredients such as tomato sauce, sweet and sour sauce, chili sauce ... Always bring the most convenience, help meals of all families become better, More quality and always ensure hygiene and food safety, good for consumer health.

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