A great option to consume any type of fruit is to prepare it in juice, but it is vitally important not to add sugar, since, if this is done, the glycemic index of the drink will be very high and could increase blood glucose levelswhich is harmful to health.
Elaborating a fruit in juice without sugar, in addition to being healthy, is very refreshing. Also, one of the most popular natural juices in Colombian families and from different parts of the world is tree tomato.
“The tree tomato, also known as tamarillo, is a delicious fruit native to South America that offers an exotic and somewhat acid flavor, perfect for those who enjoy eating fruit, but do not want to eat too much sugar,” explains the specialized portal. aHOWTO.
Although its flavor is loved by some and hated by others, one of the main characteristics of a juice like tree tomato is that it helps to lose weight if it is complemented with an intense and strong exercise routine.
Also, if this drink is consumed on an empty stomach, it can help prevent and combat different diseases. This juice works “To treat inflammation of the tonsils, for tonsils and, in general, various throat conditions. It is also recommended to consume the fresh fruit on an empty stomach to prevent flu. Many say that its intake works as a natural remedy for all kinds of liver problems”indicates the digital platform Livestock Context.
Likewise, “its great fiber content generates a laxative effect that helps to improve everything related to intestinal transit or its regulation. It has a low caloric content, so it is a great option to lose weight”.
If this juice is not yet consumed regularly on an empty stomach, it is relevant to consult with a health professional so that he can approve it according to the conditions of each person.
The tree tomato is also an ally of the heart
Regular intake of tree tomato helps take care of the heart. One of the reasons is that it is an important source of phenolic compounds (rosmarinic acid), vitamin C and carotenoids that have antioxidant properties that help reduce LDL cholesterol known as “bad”, according to the wellness and health portal. Tua Saúde.
Elevated cholesterol can lead to the formation of fatty deposits in the blood vessels and over time these grow, making it difficult for blood to flow through the arteries. Also, sometimes those deposits can rupture and form clots that cause a heart attack or stroke, according to information from the institution. Mayo Clinic.
Additionally, This fruit is a good source of natural antioxidants that help reduce high blood pressure levels, a condition that affects the arteries. and blood vessels, causing blood to not flow normally.
The tree tomato is rich in sodium and potassium, two electrolytes necessary for the proper functioning of the body, especially in reference to the cardiovascular system. Their activities are related, but perform different functions.
Experts from the Harvard School of Public Health say that a high intake of salt can lead to elevated blood pressure and this can cause heart problems, says nutritionist Anna Villarrasa. Potassium, on the other hand, helps the body to relax the blood vessels and eliminate sodium through the kidneys, thereby lowering blood pressure. When more sodium is ingested relative to the amount of potassium, there is an increased risk of conditions such as heart attack.
These are some of the reasons why regular consumption of this fruit helps reduce the risk of heart diseases, such as atherosclerosis, strokes and heart attacks.