TOMATO HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Posted in VEGETABLES HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Health Benefits

1.  Abundant Source of Antioxidants

2.  Rich Source of Vitamins and Minerals

3.  Reduces Cholesterol and Protects the Heart

4.  Counters the Effect of Cigarette Smoke

5.  Improves Vision

6.  Digestive Health

7.  Lowers Hypertension

8.  Manages Diabetes

9.  Gives a Healthy Skin

10.              Prevents Urinary Tract Infections

11.              tomatoinfographicPrevents Gallstones

Minerals

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

PERCENTAGE OF RDA

Energy

18 Kcal

1%

Carbohydrates

3.9 g

3%

Protein

0.9 g

1.6%

Total Fat

0.2 g

0.7%

Cholesterol

0 mg

0%

Dietary Fiber

1.2 g

3%

VITAMINS

Folates

15 µg

4%

Niacin

0.594 mg

4%

Pyridoxine

0.080 mg

6%

Thiamin

0.037 mg

3%

Vitamin A

833 IU

28%

Vitamin C

13 mg

21.5%

Vitamin E

0.54 mg

4%

Vitamin K

7.9 µg

6.5%

ELECTROLYTES

Sodium

5 mg

>1%

Potassium

237 mg

5%

MINERALS

Calcium

10 mg

1%

Iron

0.3 mg

4%

Magnesium

11 mg

3%

Manganese

0.15 mg

6.5%

Phosphorus

24 mg

3%

Zinc

0.17 mg

1.5%

PHYTO-NUTRIENTS

Carotene-ß

449 µg

--

Carotene-α

101 µg

--

Lutein-zeaxanthin

123 µg

--

Lycopene

2573 µg

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TOMATO RECIPES

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