30 Benefits of Tomatoes To Health and Beauty Skin

Tomato is a plant that was first discovered in South America, still allied with eggplant, potatoes and red peppers and green. The tomato fruit because of its structure, has the meat and beans are safe when ingested. However, up to this modern still many people who consider tomatoes as a vegetable, possibly because one of its functions as a salad vegetable.
Tomatoes is very popular in the world, especially in Indonesia since a long time has long cultivated. One thing that is less favored than the tomato is a weak durability, so perishable. To be durable, tomatoes should be frozen at several steps beginning with selecting, washing, boiling, soaking, stripping, and ends with a freeze in the refrigerator.

The content of Tomato Fruit
Kandungan Buah Tomat
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In these fruits are a variety of compounds that are useful for maintaining the function of organs and streamlining the current system. The content of most is vitamin C and water, when the two collaborated in the body, then there will be benefits of tomatoes for the beauty, the pores and brighten the skin.

Besides being used as a cooking spice or vegetable salad or a complementary sauce, tomatoes are often used as materials for a mask or cosmetics from several reputable products. Making tomato mask is intended to address a variety of health related problems on the face and back to show the beauty of which is supposed to be there.

Tomatoes for Health Benefits

Manfaat Tomat Untuk Kesehatan
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During this time people only know that the usefulness or benefits of tomatoes in addition to dealing with the cuisine is beauty care. It is true, but the doctors agree when it is said that the tomato is more beneficial to health.

Therefore, here will be written all the benefits of tomatoes from the health of the body, skin care, hair, face, and is also equipped with a way to make tomato mask to brighten the skin.

1. Reduce the fat content causes of obesity

In the previous article, the fat is said to be the trigger high blood pressure and of increasing weight. To reduce the amount of fat that accumulates in the body, it takes the hard work of the various efforts such as exercise and dietary adjustments.

If you are already a lot of exercise, but the weight would not go down, trying to help with regular tomato consumption before training. Tomatoes do not contain fat, it is high in protein, carbohydrates, and calories. All three of these nutrients has an important role in weight problems, you can set them to perform motor activity such as running, gym, and others.

2. Establish your muscles

Underweight men would be hard to get attention womanhood, that is why many of them are willing to spend a lot of costs just to sculpt the body into the ideal posture. Do you belong to one of them?

If so, then you ought to know that in addition to train the body by lifting weights, there are other things that must be done, namely the break. While sleeping, muscle that has been damaged will be rearranged with a more perfect form. You should know also that the perfection of form of this muscle is also affected by some type of food.

There was food support muscle building, and one of them is tomatoes. This is because the tomato as a rich natural source of protein, easy to come by way of processing that is easy too. So, before and after practice, it never hurts to eat a slice of tomato fruit to increase the chances of successful establishment of the athletic posture.

3. Prevent Cancer

Thanks to the antioxidants contained in tomatoes, serious diseases such as cancer of the breast, colon, and lung cancer can be treated effectively by this fruit.

The statement was the conclusion to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that there is a relationship between tomato consumption with a reduced risk of cancer. Where from 72 studies, there were 52 studies that claim that consumption of tomatoes with the appropriate number and can considerably lower the risk of cancer of the pancreas, breast, colon (gastrointestinal), also the cervix.

4. Antidotes free radicals

Medical experts or medical specialist gives credence to the flavonoids and zea-xanthin in counteracting free radicals. Both compounds are antioxidants that are most numerous in tomatoes.

5. Keeping teeth and bones strong and healthy

Tomatoes are a supplier of calcium that is used to maintain the bone that is not easily chipped, also strengthen the teeth and keep it healthy. At the time of the formation of bone, calcium is needed in order to get the perfect result.

6. Controlling cholesterol is a cause of hypertension (high blood pressure)

The body stores two types of cholesterol, the good cholesterol (HDL) and bad cholesterol (LDL). The amount of good cholesterol or HDL cholesterol should be more than the amount of bad cholesterol, if not then there hypertension or high blood pressure.

How to treat high blood pressure can be prefixed with an easy effort, such as eating tomatoes regularly. The reason for choosing the tomato as food should be consumed is stored in the mineral content in tomatoes helps to regulate the amount of cholesterol circulating in the blood.

7. Healthy eyes

Patients are often advised to eye minus consumption of tomatoes so that the minus is not increased. You know why?

Tomatoes are already recognized by many people as the fruit is able to nourish the eyes as it includes a lot of vitamin A content, coupled with a number of other nutrients such as niacin, thiamine and folic acid. With each other to work together to heal health problems in the eye.

8. Make the heart of the work is stable

There are about 235 mg of potassium in a medium tomato. The content is useful to control the rate of heart in pumping blood and keep them running stably. Other benefits of tomatoes that will be obtained is awake from heart disease and stroke.

9. Meet the needs of daily vitamin

If you are lazy to take supplements to meet the daily needs of vitamins, eat only tomatoes.Tomatoes will give you 20% of the daily nutritional requirements needed, on a piece of fruit. According to the USDA, all nutrients in tomatoes is required by the body's organs to function properly.

10. Controlling blood sugar

Sugar in the blood must not exceed reasonable limits in order not to increase the risk of diabetes . You can help control blood sugar with regular consumption of tomatoes. The tomato is a natural source of chromium that the body needs that amount did not experience a spike in blood sugar.

11. Treating back pain

Inflammation-related problems such as back pain should be considered serious enough that the problem is not sustainable. If you suffer from it, eat tomatoes regularly disambi proper treatment.

Tomato support the healing process by transferring bioflavonoids and carotenoids which are known as anti-inflammatory agents. If the back pain that you are experiencing a chronic nature, usually the process of recovery or relief of pain will last long enough.

Tomato Benefits For Skin
Manfaat Tomat Untuk Kecantikan
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For skin, tomatoes over umu made a natural cream that is sometimes mixed with a few other natural ingredients such as lemon, honey, sugar, and many more. Here are the benefits of tomato fruit to nourish the skin to keep it supple, fresh, and clean.

12. Shrink and tighten pores

How to make a tomato mask for the face taut:
  1. Blender fresh tomatoes
  2. Mix two tablespoons of tomato juice with a tablespoon of water
  3. Use a cotton swab to wipe the face previously cleaned
  4. Massage whole skin surface evenly for 15 minutes

13. Brighten the skin

Your facial skin is dull and has yet to know the secret of beauty to make skin brighter? Use tomatoes that have vitamin C in large quantities are prepared to tackle problems that are befalling you.

The trick is not difficult, you set up one or two slices of fresh tomato, sliced ​​thick enough size. Use each slice to rub the face evenly. Within a week to do a daily routine in order to provide maximum results, the skin looks radiant and healthy.

14. Caring for the skin

In addition to olive oil are well known efficacy for treating skin to stay healthy, the oil content in the seeds of tomatoes are also able to take care of your skin in a way against free radicals that can accelerate the aging process. In some beauty clinics, tomato seed oil is often used to treat skin conditions that damage such as eczema, psoriasis, dry and damaged.

You can use just enough tomato seed oil to massage the skin is desired. Perform maintenance at bedtime and do not immediately cleaned up on even the same day, but when you've awakened from deep.

15. Eliminate Acne

In a number of acne medications terjajahkan in salon or beauty clinic, the table looks average content requires the help of vitamins A and C. If you want to buy some kind of ointment acne medication, it is better not used because there are tomatoes that give both these nutrients.

In addition to Vitamin A and C, tomatoes also contain acids that can eliminate acne and skin rash tackle. In small acne conditions, you simply need to rub a slice of fresh tomato on the face or can also be used as a mask for an hour.

16. Overcoming oily skin

Excess sebum production can make a face full of oil and when seen from a distance becomes shiny. If not addressed other issues are also ready to present it to your face, such as acne, dark spots, and even blackheads.

Easy steps to cope with tomato oily skin is made of two pieces of tomato juice mixed with 4 tablespoons of cucumber juice. Use a mask on the face by means of greasing wear cotton, then let stand until dry and rinse afterwards. If the routine implement, the oil on the face will be more controlled and participated shrink pores.

17. Keeping you young

One of the secrets of youth the top is a beautiful artist tomatoes. In her spare time you can try to do a series of activities that are skin treatment using tomato as basic materials.

Tomatoes can slow aging by optimally absorbing oxygen. You only need to do these treatments on a regular basis at the time, perhaps the morning or evening.

18. Protecting the skin from ultraviolet attack

Direct sunlight can damage the structure of the skin surface. Examples of skin problems caused by too much exposure to sunlight is exposed to dry, scaly, busik, and dull. If you pick one of them, then you need to know that tomatoes can be used as a natural sunscreen.

Inside there is an antioxidant called lycopene tomatoes that move as a protective skin from UV rays. Before going to the office, you can consume a glass of tomato juice, it helps the protection from within. Remember to also branded sunscreen suitable for your skin type.

19. Refreshing Eye

Returning ngantor definitely tired eyes and eager to be made to sleep. It is better before rushing to rest my eyes, do light massage on the entire surface of your face and two slices tomato paste into both of your eyes (covering both eyes).

Tomatoes will merileksasikan your eyes are tired because it has been used to work all day. If you have bags under the eyes , use a slice of tomato can help eliminate it.

20. Preventing cell damage

Cell damage will make the skin becomes problematic, reddish and even may develop wrinkles that make you look 10 years older than their actual age. This condition is often referred to as free radicals.

To help prevent cell damage, you can consume at least 16 milligrams of lycopene found in tomatoes every day. After lunch, soft drinks replace you with a more healthful tomato juice.

21. whiten skin

How to make a tomato cream for skin whitening:
  1. Clean the skin by washing with water.
  2. Mix 1 teaspoon oatmeal, yogurt, and 2 teaspoons of tomato that has been finely ground.
  3. Apply the mixture on the face, neck and other body parts of the skin is desired.
  4. Let stand for 20 minutes before cleaning.

Treatment with a mixture of three materials will help remove stains that cover the skin, exfoliates dead skin cells and soothe the skin taut.

22. Prevent sunburn

According to Prevention Magazine, people within three months of eating 5 tablespoons of tomato paste every day will make the skin terlindugi of problems due to sun burn. Even though the skin is burning, tomato paste could help treat it.

Use 2 teaspoons tomato mixture and 1 teaspoon of yogurt, apply on the surface of the face, neck, hands, and feet evenly after the move. The content in the tomato will refresh the skin, while yoghurt made Kulti become elastic and soft.

23. Smooth skin

Smooth skin into a valuable asset for everyone, especially women. In addition to getting a plus in the eyes of people around, smooth skin could also be an investment for the future.There are so many models do skin care in order to smooth the use of tomatoes, if you are interested to try it?

Blender tomatoes and mix with honey to taste up into a thick paste. Apply it on the face evenly, provide a relaxing massage in a circular motion. Continue to do until the tomatoes finely finished, then cleaned using warm water. Do not leave the house after receiving treatment to prevent dust from sticking to the surface of the face that was clean.

Tomato Benefits For Hair
Manfaat Tomat Untuk Rambut
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During this time you definitely just think that the only natural substance that is able to tackle any kind of hair related issues is aloe vera . The fact can not be denied, aloe vera help many people who have problems with hair.

But who would have thought that tomatoes are also the same as aloe vera, is able to give more protection to the hair because it contains vitamins A, B, C, and E which is an important stimulant to maintain the hair. Here are the benefits of tomatoes for healthy hair.

24. Coping with hair loss

Though not much to fruition, many people who believe that the use of tomato for the hair to reduce hair loss. If you want to make, try the first examination the doctor if your hair is sensitive or not if given a natural treatment with tomatoes.

25. Natural Conditioner

Many people are not aware that around a lot of plants that can be used for day-to-day, such as the conditioner of the tomato. During this time we are only presented with ads natural conditioner that has been inserted in the bottle packaging, do not know whether the properties as well as natural or not.

To compare the quality, you can replace the conditioner with tomatoes for a few days and see the results. Tomatoes with oil will be rid of tangled hair and hair loss.

26. Clean the dirt on the hair

Shampooing alone is not enough to clean the stain attached to the hair shaft. You can use the tomatoes to help remove dirt on the hair.

How, for tomato juice and apply on hair evenly. Gently rub the hair several times, then let stand 20 minutes. Finally, rinse with clean water and use shampoo to wash it and make sure it is clean tomato juice on the hair.

27. Eliminate odors scalp

The smell of the scalp is very rare, because knowing the trigger factor that is almost never done. But who knows when you are having this kind of problem, here's how to remove the smell of the scalp with tomatoes.

Create tomatoes and filtered water. Pour water on the hair and give a scalp massage for a few minutes, after that, allow to dry 30 minutes. If you have, wash hair with fragrant shampoo as usual.

28. Strengthens hair

Unhealthy hair will be brittle and fracture easily, therefore you need something that can strengthen the hair roots. What? Yes, the tomato.

Tomatoes could be the right choice for you who have problems with broken and brittle hair. With tomatoes regularly put on a mask, the hair will be stronger, moist and free from drought.

29. Eliminate dandruff

Ketombean makes one ashamed to use dark colored clothing, because dark colors can make dandruff that sticks to clothing clearly visible. Besides dandruff also makes a person not confident to go out, let alone gather together friends.

So that you can act as usual, immediately remove the dandruff. Use tomatoes are able to drive dandruff and relieve itching due to the white spot. Tomatoes contain high vitamin C which is struggling to eradicate dandruff and provide collagen to your scalp.

The trick is as follows:
  • Pound the three pieces of fresh tomatoes.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and stir to form a smooth paste.
  • Rub gently on the scalp, avoid scratching the head with a nail.
  • Let stand for 30 minutes, the last rinse the hair with water and allow to dry by itself.

30. Radiating hair luster

If the hair is healthy and clean, hair color will surely look radiant. You can realize that dream simply by using the tomatoes are processed correctly, here's how.

Prepare 3 pieces of ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeded. Tomatoes that have been processed before you squeeze the water out and wet hair. Give massage until completely absorbed into the scalp, then let stand one hour and wash off when it's time.

That's 30 benefits of tomatoes that you should know. But things are also important for you to know, that if too many side effects of excessive eating tomatoes. Here is a short review.

Side Effects of Eating Too Many Tomatoes
Bahaya Makan Tomat
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1. The weakening of the immune system

The immune system becomes unbalanced because the raw tomato lycopene are carotenoid pigments. These chemical compounds if the amount is reasonable will be very helpful in preventing cancer. However, if there is excessive in taking the immune system so disturbed and the body will lose the function to protect themselves from microbes or microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi that cause disease. At the same time, this situation also can not repair physical damage there.

2. Gastrointestinal Problems

Because tomatoes enriched with acid content, excessive consumption can disrupt the digestive system. Disease GERD (acid reflux) is the medical term is a common depiction of intestinal disorders.

3. Trigger IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Antioxidant lycopene can turn into bait diseases such as IBS if there's too much in the body. The body also will experience some other intestinal problems such as stomach gas, bloating, ganggunam indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and many more. Therefore, it is advisable not to consume more than 30 mg of lycopene per day.

4. Establish a kidney stone

If you have previously suffered from the problem of kidney stones are small, it is not advisable to eat tomatoes a lot. The reason is because the tomato is an excellent source of calcium and oxalate compounds which both can be hard to digest if before you already suffer from kidney stones. In some such cases, excessive eating tomatoes will make calcium and oxalate accumulate in the kidney and form a large stone.

5. Excess vitamin

An overdose of vitamins can be triggered by tomato vegetables that you consume every day, in quotation marks if the amount is excessive. Consuming a medium-sized tomatoes will meet one-tenth of the daily vitamin requirements, exactly 1,025 IU of vitamin A and 17 mg of vitamin C. If the amount is too much, then arise various problems such as headaches, nausea, vomiting, kidney pain, etc.

In essence, even though you know that the properties of tomatoes for health and beauty very much. Excessive in tomato consumption also negatively impact our health. In addition to 5 above side effects, in fact there are still some such as allergies, nutritional deficiencies, causing prostate cancer. And change the color of the skin becomes slightly keorenan.

So, if you intend to give your intake of vitamins to the body by consumption of tomatoes.Eat with a reasonable amount, do not you think by increasing the dose of consumption will make the body more healthy, but it is not because it can damage the expectations.

It would be nice if you just take the benefits of tomatoes with external use, for example, making it the cream or mask to treat the skin to stay healthy, clean, resilient, fast, smooth, and glowing. 


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