How they can contribute to weight loss!
A fruit and a vegetable! No wonder this multifunctional food can help with weight loss! It’s a superstar!
Here are the top 10 reasons why tomatoes can contribute to weight loss…
1.They are low in calories.
2.They are low in fat and in carbohydrates.
3.They are full of fiber (which helps keep you from overeating).
4.They are hydrating because of their high amounts of water.
5.They have a low glycemic index.
6.They are full of antioxidants.
7.They can increase your HDL, aka the GOOD CHOLESTEROL!
8.They can help reduce inflammation, which in time can prevent obesity that is inflammation induced.
9.They can boost your metabolism.
10.They can reduce the risks of cardiovascular disease.
According to clinical nutrition specialist Dr. Jonny Bowden, PH.D. he conciders tomatoes to be ideal for weight loss because of their high amounts of water, air, and fiber but low amounts of calories.
Containing lots of sugar you may be worried about raising your blood glucose levels. A tomato scores a 15 on the glycemic index which makes it a low-glycemic food! So don’t be worried about it raising your blood glucose levels.
EAT THOSE TOMATOES LOVES!