Video: ❶ Tomato And Sunflower: Beneficial Properties
It is not so easy to give an unambiguous assessment of these products. On the one hand, they are useful in the most severe diseases, on the other, in some cases they can only worsen the patient's condition. We understand the beneficial and harmful properties of tomatoes and sunflowers. Location: Location:
Originally prized as an ornamental plant, the tomato is useful not only for the eye, but also for the heart. Thanks to the lycopene it contains, it fights bad cholesterol and significantly reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. This substance, which is activated in tomatoes after heat treatment, is necessary for men, because it protects them from prostate cancer, and for women, lycopene helps to fight cervical cancer.
In addition, along with a serving of tomatoes, your body will receive an impressive set of vitamins (A, B, B2, B3, C, E, K, PP), magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, iodine, as well as tartaric, citric and malic acids. After such "injections", improvement of the nervous, urinary and immune systems, getting rid of dysentery bacillus and salmonella is almost inevitable.
Controversy among specialists is caused by tomato juice. It can lead to a deterioration in well-being with neurotic spasms, and when combined with foods that contain starch, it can provoke the formation of kidney stones. Therefore, when introducing tomatoes into the diet, it is necessary to consult a specialist.
The fate of the tomato was repeated by another product brought to Russia from America. The sunflower was also used as an ornamental plant. Only over time, people discovered in the seeds of this really beautiful flower a storehouse of useful. Including essential amino acids and unsaturated fatty acids, which strengthen cell membranes and nerve fibers. The vitamins contained in sunflower (A, D, E, B) prevent the development of atherosclerosis, strengthen bones, hair and nails. The list of riches is supplemented by potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese. An ideal product, if not for a number of disadvantages. The main disadvantage of sunflower is its extremely high calorie content (about 700 kcal per 100 g of seeds), which makes it dangerous for those who care about their figure. It is also not recommended to eat roasted seeds, as well as those grown in the fields,which were actively treated with chemicals.
Even in a conversation about tomatoes and sunflowers, it was not without a fly in the ointment. However, having been warned, having weighed all the pros and cons, we can only use these products for health benefits.