Food item 16: Tomatoes
Tomatoes are widely used vegetable in the Indian kitchen it is rich in Vitamin C with low calories which helps to reduces the weight. If you intake tomatoes it would release hormone which helps to keep you fuller for long time, it also helps to maintain normal sugar level in blood, reduce cholesterol, acts as detoxifying agent and increases the energy level. It also reduces risk of cancer. Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease andcancer. They are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin K.