Eating more Tomatoes: Here it is what happens?:- Tomato is a vegetable which is also found in salads, sweet and other dishes. It can be taken raw and many enjoy the taste of it. Tomato is a rich source of Vitamin C and it contains an antioxidant lycopene which reduces the risk of inflammation and oxidative stress. Some people tend to go overboard and take so much tomatoes which can lead to serious side effects on the health. Here are some of the disadvantages of taking so much tomatoes:
Tomatoes are acidic and they leads to acidity. It can trigger heartburn. For those who are suffering with gastroesophageal reflux, it is strongly advised to restrict the dosage of tomatoes. They can also have an impact on the skin health. They can lead to Lycopenodermia which is a condiction that can result to discolouration and makes the skin dull. The safe level of lycopene is said to be 75 mg per day. Tomato also has a compound named Histamine that can lead to allergic reactions like skin rashes, sneezing, coughing and itching. Tomatoes also leads to joint pains and swelling. Excessive intake of tomatoes will inflame the joints. Some of the compounds that are present in tomatoes are tough to break down by the digestive juices and they can lead to stones in the kidneys.