Tomato is a plant of solanum genus of solanum family, it is an annual or perennial grass. The vegetable is cultivated as a vegetable. Tomatoes are known as apples of love. The fruit type is berry. Tomato contains sugars, mineral salts, pectin substances, alkaloids, vitamins ‚1, ‚2, ‘, carotene, organic acids (citric, malic acids). There is much ascorbic acid, ferrous and carotene and almost no fiber in tomatoes, that’s why they are a healthy treatment of digestive system diseases. The latest researches have proven thfor people who regularly eat tomatoes are prone to myocardial infarction less often. The coloring substance lycopene softens atherosclerotic deposits in vessels. Thanks to lycopene, the consumption of tomato juice enables reduction of prostate carcinoma in men. Melatonin contained in tomatoes decelerates aging of brain cells. The acids improve wellbeing, vitamins of B group provide skin with elasticity as well as hair with healthy appearance.
Acute and chronic renal diseases with edemas, appearance of proteins and nitrogenous substances in urine, pyelonephritis, glomerulonephritis and urinary stone disease. The vegetable can be recommended in the presence of atherosclerosis, for prevention of prostate cancer, hair loss and anti-aging. Tomato is a low-caloric vegetable (20 kcal per 100 g), that’s why it is always included to dietary dishes. For the line “Healthy Nutrition”.