Even as recently as one hundred years it was thought that the tomato was poisonous, not only has proven to be a lie but this seasonal food has great nutritional qualities, besides being refreshing, versatile and a great ally to prevent many diseases . The tomato is a vegetable that experts say as highly recommended for smokers and for coffee drinkers and those who suffer from cellulite.
Tomatoes are rich in lycopene to help prevent many forms of cancer such as esophageal, pancreatic, colorectal, breast and womb. In fact, that it has completed an extensive study conducted by Harvard University (USA .) in early 1999.
Years later, to continue examining the properties of tomato Department of Endocrinology at the same university developed a diet particularly suitable for patients at risk, none of whom went on to develop any tumors while most of them have increased their defenses and virtually all reached their ideal weight, even those with serious problems of overweight. Hence, their consumption is not only beneficial but totally recommended.