"Tomato Juice Nutrition - have a look at why you need to be having more tomato juice! Keep your health at optimum level with a good glass of tomato juice."
Tomatoes are rich with essential Vitamins, Minerals and Phytonutrient properties.
They also contain very powerful antioxidants - lycopene found in tomatoes is a powerful antioxidant.
Tomato juice is relatively low in calories containing only 17 per 100 grams. You can add a good few in your vegetable juices and not have to worrying about the calories. (Oh Yes!)
Lets have a look at some of the nutrition facts of tomato juice! (Bottoms Up!)
Tomatoes have a high water content (making them ideal for juicing) 95% water and the other 5% consists mainly of carbohydrates and fiber.
Per 100 grams tomatoes consist of 0.9g protein, 3.9g carbohydrates and 0.2g fats.
Carbohydrates in tomatoes are made of simple sugars like fructose and glucose.
Tomatoes are a great source of dietary fibre containing around 1.5 grams per medium sized tomatoes.
Tomato Juice Nutrition - As you will see tomatoes are a really good source of Vitamin A, C and K.
Vitamin C - a key Vitamin to keep your immune system in check. One medium sized tomato provides 28% of your recommended daily intake.
Vitamin K1 - great for your bone health and blood coagulation.
Folate B9 - supporting cellular function and tissue growth.
Potassium - controls your blood pressure and great for disease prevention.
Plant Compounds found in tomatoes:
Naringenin - shown to decrease inflammation.
Chlorogenic Acid - can lower blood pressure and powerful antioxidants.
Lycopene - powerful antioxidant.
Beta-Carotene - another powerful antioxidant with numerous health benefits.
Im sure you will agree tomato juice is not only tasty but very good for you.
Have a look at the full list of Tomato Juice Benefits and see what this amazing fruit does for you.
Be sure to try some of these delicious Tomato Juice Recipes.
"Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad."
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