Caloric content of a tomato

Caloric content of tomatoesTomatoes are a product with excellent taste qualities, which everyone has the opportunity to get by nature. They include many minerals, acids, as well as vitamins C, B, E, and along with this potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc and phosphorus. In addition to this, the use of a tomato positively affects the work of the whole organism as a whole. Plus to this - the calorie content of the tomato is low, but the benefits are enormous.

Here it is necessary to say that among the most valuable components present in tomatoes is the pigment lycopene, which has the properties of a powerful antioxidant and is involved in the fight against cancer. There are many diets in which this vegetable is a must. As a result of research, scientists came to the conclusion that tomatoes can interfere with the development of the aging process.

Включение в рацион помидор, как, впрочем, и большинства других овощей, не поможет вам поправиться, однако ваш организм получит недостающие минеральные вещества. Томаты являются распространённым ингредиентом, который входит в рецептуры множества горячих блюд, холодных закусок, а также легких салатов. Не случайно их добавляют во многие рецепты, ведь томат обладает очень низкой калорийностью - в 100 граммах овоща содержится всего 20-25 килокалорий. Также в состав данного овоща входит около 0,6 г белка, 0,2 г жира и 4,2 г углеводов. Приверженцам полезной и низкокалорийной пищи обязательно стоит обратить внимание на томаты, из которых можно приготовить отличные закуски.

No less useful is the use of tomato juice. First of all, it is recommended to include it in the diet during the days of unloading. Juice is also low in calories and contains about 20-25 Kcal.

Preserving a tomato leads to the loss of their energy value. As a result of salting, a decrease in the calorie content of the tomato is observed, which is 16 Kcal, while marinating - - 18 Kcal. In principle, when tomatoes are subjected to heat treatment, they lose calorie content: during cooking, the calorie content of tomatoes decreases to the level of 15,4 Kcal, while extinguishing, cooking and baking - up to 14,2 Kcal.

Caloric content of cherry tomatoes

It's no secret that tomatoes come in all sorts of varieties. And they make them dissimilar to each other, both taste qualities and properties. Considering cherry tomatoes as an example, you can notice that most of their composition falls on water (90%). As for the calorie content of tomatoes of this sort, in this respect they are unlike their fellow humans: they are less caloric, containing only 15 Kcal. This particular feature explains the fact that tomatoes often include in their diet those who sit on diets that should help them lose weight. It is impossible not to mention here the other, noteworthy quality of these miniature tomatoes: they include serotonin, called the "happiness hormone". Thanks to him, the person is in a good mood.

In addition to excellent taste and benefit, the use of tomatoes helps to keep yourself in shape. However, it should be remembered that not everyone can eat them. This primarily applies to those who are concerned about gastritis and pancreatitis.

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