Health properties provided by tomato

At Caña Nature we offer you grated tomato, grown in Spain, specifically in the crops we have on the Tropical Coast of Granada, right at the foot of the Sierra Nevada, an area declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

Our grated tomato is available in practical 180 and 490 gram tubs, so you can enjoy it as and when you like.

The great thing about grated tomato is that not only will it be an experience for your taste buds, but it will also offer you many health benefits

Health benefits of tomatoes

The tomato chosen to make our grated tomato is of the caniles variety, known above all for its incomparable aroma and flavour.

In any case, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends the consumption of tomatoes for their nutritional properties, regardless of the variety you choose.

In fact, there are more than 20,000 varieties of tomato in the world and all of them share the excellent properties that make them so recommendable for our health.

More generally, tomatoes are known to be good for your eyesight and skin. Thanks to the presence of vitamin A in its composition, it protects our eyes from possible diseases or even from the progressive wear and tear that we can suffer with the passing of time.

In addition, its antioxidant properties are a natural remedy against the signs of ageing, something that we will notice directly in our skin, as it slows down or prevents the appearance of spots and wrinkles.

Tomatoes are diuretic. Its composition has potassium and low levels of sodium. The combination of these two elements prevents fluid retention and helps to eliminate toxins.

It also includes fibre. In fact, this is the reason why it is included in many diets, as it helps the digestive process and protects intestinal transit. Thanks to this, it helps us to avoid constipation and prevents us from related diseases.

In particular, our grated tomato also stands out for its high mineral content, folic acid and for containing very low levels of fat.

Tomato, a powerful antioxidant

All in all, the most recognised benefit of the tomato was mentioned earlier, it is a very good antioxidant. But it deserves a more detailed explanation.

Tomatoes stand out above all for the presence of lycopene among their components, which is precisely one of the most important antioxidants, above even vitamin E.

The combination of lycopene and other carotenes present in its composition makes tomatoes one of the most important antioxidant foods.

Antioxidants are molecules that can prevent oxidation and cell damage in many areas.

They are normally related to slowing down the signs of ageing or degenerative diseases, but in detail they offer multiple benefits.

For example, they are useful in preventing excess weight and, if consumed after exercise, they also prevent injury. They even have anti-inflammatory properties.

Antioxidants can be found in many foods, but if we consume tomato in any of its varieties and, specifically, our grated tomato from Caña Nature, we can surely take advantage of all its properties.

Advantages of grated tomato for your diet

You already know the benefits for your health that you can take advantage of with our grated tomato. If you want to include it in your diet, you also have additional advantages, all of them based on its versatility.

Grated tomato is perfect to use in many ways. You can use it to cook other foods. You can spread it on toast for lunch or breakfast, and you can even use it as a sauce!

Take advantage of all the creative potential of Caña Nature’s grated tomato and enjoy its flavour and health benefits in all your recipes.

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