Not just as an addition to delicious cuisine, tomatoes can be called a depression medication.
Research reveals, if you're feeling gloomy or sad start to eating tomatoes several times a week.
Research involving a number of men and women aged 70 or more was found that among those who ate tomatoes two to six times a week had a 46% less likely to experience depression than those who only eat tomatoes less than once a week.
A team from China and Japan, led by Kaijun Niu from China’s Tianjin Medical University, wanted to investigate preliminary reports that lycopene might also promote psychological as well as physical health by reducing oxidative stress, or damage to healthy brain cells, the Journal of Affective Disorders reported.
The advantage is that it was not much gained from other vegetables such as cabbage, carrots, onions and squash.
Nearly 20% of people suffer from depression at some point in their lives, the number of people with more women than men. Those who are elderly seem to be more vulnerable to depression because of the effects on mood due to declining health and loneliness.
Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants, especially lycopene, which gives a deep red color and is associated with reduced risk of prostate cancer and heart attacks.
So please often eat these tomatoes besides the price is cheap, it tastes good, and also many benefits