Health Tips

Health tipTomatoes are an integral part of our everyday diet. They impart flavor and health to any dish. Their most important constituent, lycopene, is a powerful antioxidant that is known to fight disease.

But excess intake of tomatoes can lead to adverse effects. Also, not everyone is recommended to have them in normal food amounts. In this post, we will cover the different ways tomatoes may harm you (if taken in excess). Keep reading.

Tomatoes – A Brief

Scientifically called Solanum lycopersicum, the tomato belongs to the nightshade family of Solanaceae. Tomatoes originated in the Central and South Americas. In Mexico, they were first used in food, and eventually spread throughout the world.

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