Gorge on tomatoes for healthy skin

Gorge on tomatoes for healthy skin

Consumption of tomatoes can not just help maintain a healthy skin, but it can also serve as antioxidant and reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure, say experts.

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Experts have listed the benefits of tomatoes:

  • Tomatoes are great source of vitamin C, vitamin k, iron, folate, potassium and other nutrients.
  • In addition,where one medium tomato equals to 22 kcal, 0gm fat, 5 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm dietary fiber, 1 gm protein, 5 gm of sodium.
  •  Tomatoes contain an antioxidant called Lycopene, which not only imparts red colour.
  • But also renders tremendous health benefits like reduction of cholesterol, improving vision and skin improvement.
  • Tomatoes can be considered highly beneficial for your skin, face and hair
  • As they contain all forms of major carotenoids such as alpha-beta carotene, lutein and lycopene.
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  • Since tomatoes are considered as an amazing fruit for removing black heads off your face, rub a tomato slice on the affected areas of your skin.
  •  Repair sunburnt, dull and uneven skin tone by applying a homemade mask of tomato pulp mixed with curd.
  • Just apply the mask on your skin and wash it off with cold water after 15 minutes.
  • It will repair your skin tone realistically and make it feel refreshing.
  •  Tomatoes are also a good source for removing acne.
  • The vitamin A, C, K and acidic properties of tomatoes help in reducing and clearing up of acne off your face.
  • Just apply the pulp on your face and wash it off after 10 minutes to witness the results.
  • Including tomatoes daily in your diet can reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure because tomatoes are rich in potassium.
  • An adequate amount of potassium in the diet helps reduces water retention hence the puffiness on the face.
  • One large tomatoes equals to 431 mg of potassium which is almost 10 per cent of your daily requirement.
  •  Tomatoes are low in calories, a great source of fibre plus have low Glycaemic index.
  • It also contains considerable amount of Alpha - Lipoic acid which is an antioxidant.

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