Low Sodium Tomato Juice

tomato-juice-benefitsTomato juice contains a healthy dose of Vitamin A and C. Just a ½ cup of tomato juice provides 10% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin C and 35% of the recommended daily amount of Vitamin A. You also get Vitamin B, potassium, and fiber. Tomato juice improves your digestion, prevents constipation, and is a natural antiseptic which can prevent infections and diarrhea. Some research claims that tomato juice might even be helpful in preventing kidney stones and gallstones. Tomato juice contains plenty of fiber, which breaks down LDL cholesterol, and contains niacin which can help reduce cholesterol in the body. Tomato juice can also significantly reduce inflammation. Free radicals that cause more production of oxidative stress can trigger inflammation; drinking tomato juice can reduce the damage caused by free radicals and soothe inflammation. Some research even suggests that tomato juice has the ability to protect against certain types of cancer such as pancreatic, esophageal, or colon cancer.

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