The Heart Health Benefits of Tomatoes

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Heart Disease: Cardiologist and  Registered Dietician talk about the Heart Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Heart Disease: Cardiologist and  Registered Dietician talk about the Heart Health Benefits of Tomatoes

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The Health Benefits of Eating Tomatoes

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1

Tomatoes are high in lycopene.

Explanation:

Tomatoes are high in lycopene, an antioxidant that fights free radicals.

2

A nutritionist or registered dietitian can help ensure you’re getting enough nutrients.

3

There is no such thing as a tomato allergy.

Explanation:

A tomato allergy is not common. However, some people do experience itching or swelling of the throat.

4

Tomatoes may help prevent eye strain.

Explanation:

Tomatoes contain lutein and zeaxanthin, which may help protect your eyes from the blue light that smartphones and computers give off.

5

Tomatoes will not reduce your risk of developing heart disease.

Explanation:

The lycopene in tomatoes may help lower LDL cholesterol and blood pressure, reducing your risk of developing heart disease.

6

This video has helped you understand how healthy foods such as an tomatoes can help prevent or manage certain health conditions and create change with respect to achieving a healthier lifestyle.

Explanation:

Vegetables and fruit contain antioxidants and phytochemicals, or plant chemicals. These biologically active substances can help to protect you from some diseases. Scientific research shows that if you regularly eat lots of fruit and vegetables, you have a lower risk of diseases such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

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Do you belive Food is Medicine.

Explanation:

Do you look at food as if it can be medicine for your disease? If yes would you like more information on this. Save the PDF for conversation with your HCP

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This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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