Advantages of Consuming Tomatoes

Tomatoes contain an abundance of plant compounds, which are naturally occurring antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables.

The antioxidant that tomatoes have the most of is called lycopene, which is responsible for this fruit's bright red coloring.

This versatile fruit can help your heart in more ways than one. Not only does it contain antioxidants that can aid in preventing heart disease

tomatoes are chock-full of carotenoids, a particular type of antioxidant that protects your skin from sun damage.

one 2017 study in Scientific Reports found that regular tomato consumption may prevent you from getting sunburns

Tomatoes don't just boost the flavor of your meal—they may also boost your mood in the long run, too.

Researchers aren't sure which nutrients cause that effect, but they believe it may be the antioxidants—including lycopene

Tomatoes are one such food, according to Blanca Garcia, RDN, a nutrition specialist for Health Canal. Specifically, they may help you absorb iron