Health Benefits of Raw Tomato Juice

Raw Tomato JuiceTomato juice is obviously one of the most popular juices throughout the world.

Homemade tomato juice contains a wide variety of nutrients associated with certain health benefits.

First, raw tomato juice is a good source of lycopene, which is known for its cancer preventing properties. In addition, it stimulates blood circulation and helps lower blood pressure. Lycopene is fat-soluble, so adding a few drops of oil is recommended for better absorption.

Second, raw tomato juice contains potassium, an essential mineral macronutrient in human nutrition. Low potassium in the body fluids leads to general weakness and malaise.

Third, homemade tomato juice is rich in Vitamin C, which is known for its immune enhancing properties.

Raw tomato juice improves the appetite and digestion. Drinking tomato juice mixed with spinach juice will activate liver and help relieve and prevent constipation.

Being rich in Vitamin C and potassium raw tomato juice is also good for pregnant woman to supply nutritions for the baby.

To decrease hangover severity, the cocktail of tomato juice (100ml), cucumber juice (100ml), spinach juice (10ml) and olive oil (1 tbsp) should be taken before going to sleep.

Tomato juice can be mixed with your favorite juice, e.g. carrot, apple, lemon, lime, cucumber or pumpkin juice.

Raw tomato juice does not have side effects and is considered to be safe to drink in large quantities. However, if you have gallbladder diseases tomato juice is should be avoided. 

See also Raw Tomato Juice for Acne Home Treatment 

 

 

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Comments

  1. PRAFULL SEVAK
    December 23rd, 2009| 12:02 am

    LOVE TO READ & KNOW HEALTH RELATED ARTICLES.VERY USEFULL. I BELIEVE IN NATURE CURE & NATURAL TREATMENT. HOMEBASE OVERALL TREATMENT (H.O.T.)FOR ANY AILMENTS/SICKNESS.
    YOU CALL IT KITCHEN PHARMACY. AFTER ALL MY THOUGHT IS “HEALTH IS WEALTH”. BE HEALTHY.

  2. Franklin
    October 4th, 2011| 1:43 am

    Very useful indeed. I already take a lot of fresh tomatoes on daily basis. You’ve just given more reasons to continue. Thank you a lot.

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