And we’ll tell you about them.
Tomatoes have side effects and contraindications, and some of them quite serious. It’s hard to believe, but we need to know, informs Rus.Media.
Tomato or Solanum lycopersicum belongs to the family Solanaceae and comes from Central and South America. They were first eaten in Mexico and then the tomatoes spread around the world.
Why tomatoes can hurt you?
Although they are usually safe for consumption, they can cause complications in some people. Some of the problems tomatoes can cause reflux, muscle aches and the like. Even the leaves of the plant can be dangerous. In large quantities it can cause vomiting, dizziness, headache, and in severe cases even death.
Lycopene in tomatoes
Lycopene is safe in most cases. But lapinov supplements can be harmful during pregnancy. Lycopene may also enhance the symptoms of prostate cancer.
Lycopene should be used cautiously in patients with stomach ulcers. A connection can also cause a decrease in blood pressure. Person that lower blood pressure must stay away from lycopene.
Lycopene can also increase the risk of bleeding and should be avoided by people with impaired blood flow.
Other side effects associated with the consumption of lycopene – chest pain, accumulation of fat under the skin, disorders of digestion.
So, learn more about 12 major contraindications to the use of tomatoes:
1. Acid reflux / heartburn
Tomatoes contain a lot of acid that causes heartburn. Excess malic acid and citric acid leads to excess stomach acid that is needed for digestion. Excess stomach acid is released into the esophagus and causes heartburn. Tomatoes stored acid even after the heat treatment.
Tomatoes and tomato sauce are also referred to as couple of products that can cause reflux.
2. Allergies and infections
Symptoms of Allergy to tomatoes is most often happen immediately after eating.. this includes skin rashes, coughing, sneezing, itching in the throat and swelling of the face, mouth and tongue. According to Polish studies, tomatoes contain a substance histamine, which is a strong allergen. Tomatoes can also cause allergic contact dermatitis – where itching occurs after touching the fruit.
3. Effect on the kidney
In tomatoes contain a lot of potassium, which is harmful to people with kidney disease. People with severe kidney disease should limit consumption of tomatoes because of the high water content.
Tomato sauce also has a high content of oxalate, which is also is not useful for diet diet.
4. Syndrome bowel podrejenega
The skins and seeds of the tomatoes may cause the syndrome podrejenega of the intestine. They also contain allergens, which is also bad for the bowel.
Diarrhea may occur in people suffering from intolerance to tomatoes.
Tomatoes fatty and acidic and should be avoided during diarrhoea. Even the tomatoes may contain Salmonella, which also leads to food disorders.
6. Excess sodium
Choose varieties with the lowest sodium content. Mainly most varieties of tomatoes contain a lot of sodium. Even tomato soup contains sodium – one Cup has between 700 mg DL 1260мг sodium. Canned tomatoes contain 220мг potassium in half a Cup.
We know that tomatoes great source of lycopene. But there is also a negative side. Excessive consumption of lycopene can cause Lapeer, which entails deep-orange staining of the skin. This is not a threat to health, but no doubt is not a pleasant one. Laperdina can also occur due to excessive consumption lapunova supplements.
But don’t worry – this condition passes quickly.
8. Problems with urination
Acidic foods such as tomatoes, can irritate the bladder and lead to urinary incontinence Tomatoes can also cause in some cases of cystitis (burning sensation in the bladder).
9. Pain in the body
When the immune system in the body reacts to proteins in tomatoes, the compound which is called histamine (we already talked about this), is released in the tissue. This compound can cause swelling and pain in the joints. Tomatoes also contain an alkaloid called solanine, which forms a calcium in tissues and causes inflammation. Tomatoes increase the level of uric acid and this can lead to gout. And tomatoes aggravate arthritis.
10. Shortness of breath
From allergies tomatoes can cause breathing difficulties. Tomatoes also contribute to the spread of mold and mold has very negative effects on the respiratory sistemu.
It is known that tomatoes can cause headaches. According to experts, it is possible to prevent a migraine in 40% of cases simply by making some dietary changes.
According to Iranian studies, tomato is a powerful activator of headaches with migraines.
12. Acute diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
Because tomatoes are very acidic, they can cause acute stomach upset, if you already have acid reflux or heartburn.
Tomatoes also stimulate the stomach to produce more acid, which can cause acute gastrointestinal distress.
These side effects are just telling us what we need to be careful not to eat tomatoes in abundance.