Tomato is a good source of calcium and iron. It also contains some amounts of phosphorus, sulfur and potassium. Tomato is rich in Vitamin C and contains some vitamin B and Vitamin A.
The Vitamin C content increases as the vegetable ripens. 100g of tomato contains only 20 calories. These calories are easy to absorb by the body.
The low calorie content of tomato makes it a favorite of obese people. It is often recommended in weight loss programmes as it provides you some of the essential minerals and vitamins, fills your stomach and does not add calories to your body.
The nutritional value of tomato makes it good for weight loss, obesity, eye disorders, night blindness, urinary tract infection, liver disorders, jaundice, indigestion, morning sickness, constipation, diarrheoa, intestinal disorders, and diabetes. It also helps in cleansing the body of toxic compounds.
Source: The Spectator
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