Tomatoes Nutrients and Benefits

tomatoesA Tomato is a great vegetable to put in salads, sandwiches and sauces. Please try buying organic tomatoes and tomato juices to get the most of Lycopene – a very important anti-cancer ingredient. An average tomato vegetable holds these kind of vitamins and nutrients:

– Vitamin A
– Vitamin B1 – Thiamin
– Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3 – Niacin
– Vitamin B5 – Pantothenic acid
– Vitamin B6 – Pyridoxine
– Vitamin C
– Vitamin K
– Vitamin E
– Molybdenum
– Potassium
– Manganese
– Dietary Fiber
– Chromium
– Folate
– Copper
– Magnesium
– Iron
– Phosphorus
– Tryptophan
– Protein

Because of these Vitamins and Nutrients in a tomato you are able to get these important and healthy benefits:

– it is an important antioxidant
– prevents from different kinds of cancer
– supports good colon health
– reduces the risk of prostate cancer
– reduces the risk of a very deadly cancer called “Pancreatic Cancer”
– promotes optimal health
– reduces the risk of heart disease
– lowers cholesterol levels
– reduces blood-clotting possibilities
– helps protect against cardiovascular disease
– it is an anti-inflammatory vegetable
– supports bone health
– decreases stress
– reduces the frequency of migraines
– helps diabetics keep their blood sugar levels normal

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