Researchers from University of Taiwan decided to conduct an experiment.
The experiment involved women of different age, weight and origin and they were given one glass (250ml) tomato juice daily, in a period of 2 months.
The experts were shocked by the results. The women experienced significant weight loss which was associated with quick elimination of fat deposits.
„The tested women didn’t change their habits in nutrition or exercising and in just a few days the results were visible”, found the researchers.
Also, they took blood samples from the participants in the beginning and in the end of the experiment.
„A significant lower level of cholesterol was noticed, but the lycopene was increased – that’s an antioxidant from the tomatoes which has many benefits for the health”, scientists explain.
Furthermore, the experiment proved that a glass of tomato juice per day can strengthen the immune system, protects from heart disease and lower the risk of cancer development. Also, this drink can help with digestive disorders, stimulates elimination of liquids, protects the heart health and prevents pancreas, lung, liver and urinary bladder disease.
Other health benefits of tomato juice include: improved skin complexion, helps with cough, prevents anemia, relieves rheumatic symptoms and improves blood count.
Also, it is great to consume after intense physical activity since it is very beneficial for muscle cramps due to its high magnesium content. 100 grams of tomato juice contain 11mg of magnesium.
Furthermore, tomato juice is rich in calcium, potassium, herbal proteins, carbs and vitamin C. Therefore, you should include it in your daily diet as soon as possible.
It is recommended that you prepare freshly homemade juice. For this you will need 6kg tomatoes, 4 tablespoons of sugar and 2 tablespoons of salt.
Remove the petioles and wash the tomatoes well in cold water. Grind it and add salt and sugar. Let it cook.
Stir constantly so it doesn`t burn, cook for another 10 minutes with constant stirring, Transfer the cooked tomatoes in sterilized glass bottles and close them tight. As soon as it cools down, store the tomato juice on a cool place.