When we compliment someone on their good health we often say “your cheeks are as red as a tomato”. Good health and ripe, juicy tomatoes are always interlinked in our minds. Did you ever imagine that the tomato is a powerhouse of nutritional benefits?
These little wonder veggies are useful at lowering the risk of many illnesses and should be a staple of everyone’s diet.
They are among the few foods that contain all four major carotenoids: lutein, lycopene, alpha-carotene and beta-carotene. Additionally, they also have plenty of vitamin C and vitamin E and potassium.
But the health benefits of tomatoes do not stop there. In fact, they can also improve the look and feel of your skin. Tomatoes are an essential when it comes to having clear skin.
Dietary intake helps, but adding the use of tomato to skin care routines will make a noticeable difference quickly.
The acid in a tomato when applied to the skin actually changes the pH of your skin which makes it difficult for acne to thrive and survive on your face. Tomatoes are high in vitamins A and C, which are what the major acne medications contain. This makes this little red fruit a natural winner at healing acne. Tomato juice can shrink your large pores. Tomato is also a good exfoliator, removing dead skin cells that will leave you healthy and soft skin.
If you want to look a lot younger, then there are several tomato treatments you should look into, including this one:
FOR THIS REMEDY YOU WILL JUST NEED 1 INGREDIENT AND THAT IS TOMATO
- Take half tomato, squeeze out its juice.
- Mix this juice with 1 spoon salt. Now use this mixture as natural exfoliator to remove dead skin layer
- Leave it for 10 minutes and wash off
- After this simply juice of other half
- mix it with rice flour
- apply this pack on our skin
- Leave for 20 minutes and wash off