What are the health benefits of tomatoes?
Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C, biotin, molybdenum, vitamin K, as well as copper, potassium, manganese, fiber, vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene), vitamin B6, folic acid, niacin and phosphorus.
Why should I eat more tomatoes?
Tomatoes contain a lot of vitamin A and vitamin C. This is mainly because these vitamins and beta-carotene act as antioxidants to neutralize harmful free radicals in the blood. Free radicals in the bloodstream are dangerous because they can cause cell damage.
“The skin is only the external part of the body”. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a phytochemical that provides the red pigment and health benefits. Lycopene helps eliminate free radicals caused by UV rays that age skin - in other words, it protects against sun damage.
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Unwanted additives are often hidden in purchased sauces. How about a tomato ketchup that also retains the health benefits of tomatoes?
- Tomatoes (600 g)
- 3 tablespoons of tomato paste
- 1 onion
- 1 tablespoon vinegar,
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
- Salt pepper
- Score the tomatoes crosswise and place them in boiling water and let them simmer for 30 seconds. Then peel off the skin of the tomatoes.
- Attach the blade to the blender jug and place the tomatoes and onion in it. Set the dial to MIN and slowly turn to MAX to puree. The number of turns of the knob depends on the desired consistency.
- Put the mixture and the remaining ingredients in a saucepan and cook over low heat until a thick consistency is formed.