The Nutritional Value Of Tomatoes
(1) Rich microelement
Tomatoes are not only delicious but also rich in vitamins A, C, B1, B2, carotene, and various nutrients such as calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, copper, and iodine. Tomatoes have the effects of eliminating fatigue, increasing appetite, quenching thirst, and nourishing blood.
(2) Rich organic acids
In modern research, tomatoes have more organic acids such as malic acid and citric acid. In addition to protecting vitamin C from being destroyed, organic acids can also soften blood vessels, promote the absorption of calcium and iron, and help gastric juice digest fats and proteins, which is unmatched by other vegetables.
(3) Mineral elements
If an adult consumes 300 grams of tomatoes a day, it can meet the human body’s needs for vitamins and minerals a day.
(4) Bacteriostatic effect
Tomatoes also contain tomatine, which can inhibit bacteria.
(5) Vitamin P
Benefits Of Tomatoes For Skin And Health
1. Shrink large pores
In a small bowl, mix one tablespoon of fresh tomato juice and two drops of lemon juice to make pore-shrinking water. Soak in the mixture with a cotton swab to spread the face evenly in a circular motion. After ten minutes, wash your face with cold water.
2. Treat acne and remove blackheads
The acidity of tomatoes is strong enough to remove acne and blemishes. The method is simple: apply the flesh of the tomato to the acne-prone area for 30 minutes and then wash it. Apply once a day for two weeks, and you will see a noticeable reduction in acne and blemishes.
3. Oil control
Applying tomato pulp directly to your face can also reduce the amount of oil on your face. Vitamins C and A and amino acids in tomatoes have oil-controlling effects. Remember to apply a moisturizing cream immediately after applying your face.
4. Purify and brighten the skin
Mix and stir one tomato and one avocado to make a mask, apply it to the skin, and wait for 15 to 20 minutes. Dirt and fine dirt will be cleaned deeply in the process, while avocado will help restore skin moisture. Then rinse with warm water and then pat the face with a towel to absorb excess water.
5. Add shine to the skin
Want to give your skin a healthy glow in just 15 minutes? As long as you have a glass of tomato juice in your hand. The method is to add honey to the tomato juice until the juice becomes thick. Apply the mixture on your face as a mask, leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes, and wash off. Your skin will instantly increase in brightness.
6. moisturizing dry hair
Tomato juice can also be used as a conditioner. After washing the hair, rub tomato juice on the hair and scalp, leave it for 5 minutes and then rinse with cold water. It not only removes scalp deposits but also moisturizes dry scalp.
7. sunburn repair
If your skin gets sunburned? It can be solved in the kitchen. Yogurt and tomatoes are mixed and applied to the face, which can effectively calm and repair the skin.