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Tomato, one of the best sources of Lycopene!


Lycopene is one of the most powerful antioxidants in the world and one of the food sources that has the highest content is the TOMATO ! If you have a toddler that just wants to munch on raw tomatoes, that is so cool 😎. I encourage both adults and children to eat tomatoes.research shows that it's so good for oral health ,it preventing oral thrush. 
The health benefits are so many but here are a few. 

  1. Lycopene Is good for heart health .it prevents several cardiovascular diseases. 
  2. It delays aging of the skin and keeps it younger looking. Most ladies will love this. 😉. I also use tomatoes to do cold steam for my hair. It prevents dullness and itchy scalp and restores hair.
  3. Lycopene has antimicrobial properties and has been proven to solve oral health issues. 
  4. Lycopene helps in preventing diseases that affect the nerve. It also plays a role in preventing and slowing several types of cancer. 
  5. Lycopene keeps the bones strong by relieving oxidative stress that causes the bones to be brittle. 
  6. It is also good for the brain. Research shows that it delays the onset of Alzheimer's disease by correcting cell corruption and protecting the healthy cells. 
  7. It is also one of the best eye vitamins to consume. 
Other sources of foods that have Lycopene are watermelon, red cabbage, papaya, Mango, carrots, pink grapefruit. 
Add them generously to salads and sandwiches, snack on firm and ripe tomatoes, blend one or two into your fruity smoothies. Stay Healthy! 🍅

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