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Is it true that tomato seeds, eggplant seeds can cause appendicitis?

Is it true that tomato seeds, eggplant seeds can cause appendicitis?

No: There are no known causes for appendicitis that i know of, and no known foods or seeds that cause appendicitis either. ...Read more

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Are tomatoes bad for you?

Are tomatoes bad for you?

Eat 2 Beat CA, Pt.6: TOMATOES: Teeming with the antioxidant lycopene, tomatoes may block cancer by, among other things, stopping malignant cells from multiplying & by causing them to destroy themselves. Although tomatoes in almost all forms are full of nutrition, lycopene is more easily available to the body in cooked tomato products such as tomato sauce. (Ref: AARP, 5/2014) ...Read more

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Eating rare tomato is not as good as cooked?

Eating rare tomato is not as good as cooked?

It is good for: Your health to eat tomatoes. Tomatoes contain lycopene which is an antioxidant that fights free radicals (helps to prevent cancer). When you cook tomatoes it significantly increases the amount of bioavailable lycopene. ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot stop eating tomatoes help?

What to do if i cannot stop eating tomatoes help?

See below: Assuming you are otherwise healthy (no renal disease or GERD), eating tomatoes shouldn't be a problem. However, you still need variety. 1) Limit how many tomatoes you buy from the store. If you grow your own, cut them up and freeze them - harder to get to. 2) Consciously think about other fruits/veggies and mix them with your tomatoes. You're craving for tomatoes will fade a little. ...Read more

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Can help help me in defining the benefits of tomato?

Can help help me in defining the benefits of tomato?

Tomatoes: Tomatoes are high in lycopene, an antioxidant. They also contain a high amount of vitamins c, k and a, and contain dietary fiber. They provide many nutrients that aid cardiovascular health, and they are low in sodium, fat and calories, and have been shown to aid bone health. ...Read more

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What are some substitutes to tomatoes for allergic people?

What are some substitutes to tomatoes for allergic people?

Not nightshade : Any food that is not in the nightshade family. Tomatoes are in the nightshade family and as such, there is a chance of cross reactions to other foods in the nightshade family such as potatoes, eggplant and bell peppers. ...Read more

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I love tomatoes, fresh, from the garden. Are there any health problems they could cause?

I love tomatoes, fresh, from the garden. Are there any health problems they could cause?

They're good for you: There's even talk of the lycopenes in tomatoes having some specific beneficial health effects. I'll leave these to others to address. Enjoy your tomatoes. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to the body if you eat nothing but tomato soup and muesli?

Could you tell me what happens to the body if you eat nothing but tomato soup and muesli?

Here's a better idea: You'll lose weight because your diet is boring. You will become deficient in vitamin b12, and probably iodine, zinc, iron, calcium, vitamins a, c, and d, and probably more. Your protein intake will be marginal. And forgive me -- you'll need to deal with everyone thinking you are crazy. How about eating a sensible diet and spending your spare time doing fitness? You'll make friends & be healthy. ...Read more

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How is the best way to get the most nutrition out of eating tomatoes? Do you get any nutrition from eating raw tomatoes?

Tomatoes: Sure, you can get good nutrition out of eating tomatoes. How you eat them depends on what nutrients you're most seeking. If you want more lycopene, cooked is better than raw. Lycopene is an antioxidant linked with lower risk of cancer and heart attacks. For more vitamin c, raw is better than cooked. http://tinyurl.com/nxvdn3 if you're going to cook tomatoes, i suggest not frying them. ...Read more

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