Once you find out what happened to them, you’ll want to do the same. Tomatoes are regarded as superfood. To discover why, experts from the University of Taiwan decided to conduct an experiment. They gathered together women of different ages, weight and origin, and gave them one glass of tomato juice (250 ml) every day for two months.
The quickest and most visible change was significant weight loss, and experts explained that this is not fluid, but fat deposit removal from the body. “The women who took part in this experiment did not change their eating habits or workout routines, but the results were visible in only a few days,” scientists who conducted the experiment reveal. Also, these women had their blood drawn at the beginning and the end of the study.
“What we discovered was significantly reduced cholesterol levels, along with increased levels of lycopene – an antioxidant in tomatoes, which offers a number of health benefits,” the researchers said. The experiment showed that a single glass of tomato juice every day strengthens your immune system, protects against heart disease, but also reduces the risk of developing cancer. In addition, this refreshing beverage helps with indigestion, prevents fluid retention, improves overall health and prevents bladder, pancreas, liver and lung diseases. Tomato juice is great for your skin and a radiant complexion. Plus, it significantly reduces the cough, prevents anemia, relieves rheumatic symptoms and improves the blood count. If you had a strenuous workout, drink some tomato juice and your muscle pain will disappear. It is a great natural remedy for muscle spasms because it’s is rich in magnesium – 11mg per 100 grams. Moreover, tomato contains potassium, calcium, vegetable proteins and carbohydrates as well as the essential vitamin C.
If you opt for buying your tomato juice, make sure it is organic, as the effects won’t be full. But, it is best to make homemade tomato juice. Recipe for a homemade tomato juice Ingredients: – 6 kilos of tomatoes, – 4 tablespoons of sugar and – two tablespoons of salt. Preparation: 1.Remove the stems and wash the tomatoes in cold water. 2.Cut and grind them. 3.Add the salt and sugar and let it cook. 4.Stir frequently to prevent burning, and when it comes to a boil, cook for 10 more minutes stirring constantly. 5.Pour the hot, cooked tomato juice into a sterilized glass bottle and close tightly. 6.When cooled, store the bottles in a cool place.