Facts About Sun Dried Tomato Nutrition

Posted by Krishna Bora on Mon, Mar 10, 2014  
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Sun dried tomatoes are very different in taste, and are good for your health as well. Though people hardly eat them in India, there are some health benefits that would change your mind about them:

Sun Dried Tomatoes Are Low in Calories

Sun dried tomatoes are one of the best pizza toppings for those who are on weight loss regime, and want to shed some pounds.

Sun Dried Tomatoes Are High in Several Nutrients

Sun dried tomatoes have higher amounts of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C than the raw tomatoes. The slow drying of the tomatoes increase the nutrient value in the vegetable.

Sun Dried Tomatoes Are High in Sugar

Sun dried tomatoes are higher in amount of natural sugars in them, and hence are sweeter than the raw tomatoes. These natural sugars are very healthy for the sugar need of the body.

Sun Dried Tomatoes Are Very High in Sodium

Another fact about the sun dried tomatoes is that they are high in sodium due to the addition of salts in them for preservation. They could be unhealthy for those who are suffering a high blood pressure, but those who have low blood pressure, sun-dried tomatoes are very good for them.


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