Good for the skin

Rich tomato components fight acne and prevent damage to skin cells. Studies have indicated that drinking two cups of tomato juice a day helps to improve the overall appearance of the skin in a short period of time.

The carotenoids found in plants, including tomatoes, may help prevent UV damage in humans. A 2006 study found that after a 10-12 week study there did appear to be a decrease in sensitivity as a result of increasing dietary carotenoids. However, this is not to say that you won’t burn if you eat lots of tomatoes – it’s still important to follow guidelines and be careful in the sun to avoid UV damage.!divAbstract

Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer can also be reduced with tomatoes. Exciting research in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that higher amounts of carotenoids including alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, lycopene, and total carotenoids may have a reduced risk of breast cancer.

Repair damages caused by smoking

Everybody knows how harmful cigarette smoking is to the human body. Such is the danger it initiates that it cannot be overemphasized. If you smoke cigarette, you should find a way to make tomatoes your favourite vegetable. In other words, it should be added to food on a daily basis.

Of course, eating tomatoes won’t help you quit smoking, instead, they help repair the damage caused by smoking, because they contain coumaric acid and chlorogenic acid that work to protect the body from carcinogens that are produced from cigarette smoke.

Aids in the normal functioning of reproductive organ

Tomatoes are high in beta-carotene, which converts to provitamin A, this helps in maintaining sexual health. It plays a vital role in the production of testosterone and is also important for the health of all mucous membranes.