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7 Surprising Health Benefits of Tomato Ketchup

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Tomato Ketchup Facts about Ketchup A tablespoon of ketchup has 16 Calories and no fat. 4 tablespoons of ketchup have the nutritional value of an entire ripe, medium tomato. 1111 %3D 100gm ketchup contains 3 mg of Lycopene Lycopene is a carotenoid and phytonutrient found in red fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes. Prevents Reduces risk of DNA damage in the cells Cancer Heart Disease Мacular Degeneration Nutrition Information (Per 100 Gram) Carbohydrate 28.5 g Carbohydrate 28.5 g Vitamin A 0.45 mg Vitamin A 0.45 mg Vitamin B1 0.07 mg Vitamin B1 0.07 mg Vitamin B2 0.08 mg Vitamin B2 0.08 mg Vitamin C 7.0 mg Vitamin C 7.0 mg Health Benefits Promotes Male Fertility A recent study by the Cleveland Clinic Showed that Lycopene increased sperm count by 70% and enhanced their swimming speed. It also reduced the abnormal sperm. Prevents Breast Cancer There is well documented evidence of reduced risk of breast cancer in association with lycopene intake. This should not be a surprise as lycopene has antioxidant & anti-inflammatory benefits. Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk Consumption of a diet rich in lycopene containing foods reduces the aggressive potential of prostate cancer by inhibiting the neoangiogenesis that occurs in tumor development. Skin care High level of lycopene in the skin afford protection from oxidative damage caused by exposure to the sun and other environmental pollutants, resulting in smooth skin. It also blocks harmful ultraviolet rays. Heart Disease Oxidized fat develops into plaque that sticks to the walls of blood vessels. Slowly this can narrow and block blood vessels, leading to atherosclerosis and other heart problem. Lycopene helps reduce the risk of fat oxidation. Improves Bone Health Researchers found that lycopene and other antioxidants in tomato ketchup prevents free radicals from upsetting the balance between new bone formation and bone loss that naturally comes with old age. Improves Vision Vitamin A, present in tomato ketchup, aids in improving vision, as well as in preventing night- blindness and macular degeneration. Homemade Retchup Recipe ½ cup light Corn Syrup 2 cup Water HEINZ 2 - 6 oz can Tomato Paste 1 cup White Vinegar Ingredients 1 Tsp Salt 2 Tsp Sugar ½ Tsp Onion Powder 4 Tsp Garlic Powder Instructions Pour all the ingredients into a slow cooker. Use the water to rinse the remaining tomato paste out of the cans. Wisk together all the ingredients until well combined. Remove and cool in a bowl before pouring into a sealed container for storage. Cook on low until mixture is very thick. About 1 - 1.45 hours. Sources: http://ebm.sagepub.com/content/227/10/908.short http://www.globalgourmet.com/food/sleuth/0799/#axzz3YOw96pAE http://www.foodnutritiontable.com/nutritions/nutrient/?id=1046 http://www.kitchendaily.com/read/8-things-you-didnt-know-about-ketchup http://www.healthdigezt.com/5-surprising-health-benefits-of-tomato-ketchup/ http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/ 10.1080/07315724.2000.107 18953# VTieJiGqqko http://www.passionforsavings.com/2014/06/homemade-ketchup-recipe/#_a5y_p=2332950 http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/what-is-lycopene.html#b http://www.renalandurologynews.com/lycopene-may-decrease-prostate-cancer-risk/article/335907/ Brought to you by: Designed By: BestJuicerChoice.com BDHIRE com

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Tomato Ketchup

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Tomato Ketchup can help your health in several of way. Check out what are the benefits of tomato ketchup.

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