The tomato is good to eat not only because it does not make you fat, but because it is relating to the antioxidant lycopene, the pigment that gives the red color. The tomato has earned the blade of food for long life, the elixir of youth and protector from degenerative diseases such as cancer and atherosclerosis.
The tomato is a diuretic and refreshing food thanks to approximately 90 percent of water in it and because it is also revitalizing for the wealth of mineral salts (especially potassium, phosphorus, iron, iodine), vitamins (A, C, E).
Please note, however, that there are people who do not digest very well tomatoes or that are even allergic to them.
Tomatoes eaten in a salad or centrifuged, satiate the senses and the stomach.If cooked they neutralize the fermentation of the starch.