Disadvantages of Taking Tomatoes on Your Health Despite Being a Common Cooking Ingredient

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Tomatoes are commonly used as ingredient in our foods that we consume daily. Tomatoes when consumed they might cause some harm even though we can't eat vegetables that have not been cooked together with tomatoes.

Tomatoes are acidic. When consumed excessively, they lead to the realse of gastric juice from the walls of the stomach. The gastric juice aids in digestion. When the two acids accumulate leads to a heartburn due to acid spilling into the oesophugus.

Tomatoes also cause allergies and infections. They symptoms are immediately shown as the fruit is consumed. These include hives, skin rashes, eczema, coughing, sneezing, an itching sensation in the throat, and swelling of the face, mouth, and tongue.According to a Polish study, tomatoes contain a compound called histamine that may cause certain allergic reactions. Tomatoes can also cause allergic contact dermatitis – where your skin becomes severely itchy and swollen after touching the fruit. Tomatoes can also lead to itchy lips. Another possible allergic reaction to do with tomatoes is a red patch around the eyebrows and eyelids.

Tomatoes contain minerals such as potassium which affect the kidneys. High potassium levels in the blood, which is one of the causes of kidney disease, could be dealt with by avoiding tomatoes or tomato sauce or anything made of tomatoes . Tomato sauce is also high in oxalate, which is another reason susceptible individuals must steer clear of it.

Tomatoes consumption lead to urinary problems. Acidic foods like tomatoes may irritate the bladder and result in urinary incontinence. Tomatoes may also cause bladder symptoms, and in certain cases, cystitis (burning sensation in the bladder).

People allergic to tomatoes may have difficulty in breathing hence leading to respiratory problems. We can also associate tomatoes with conduciveness to mold development and molds, according to the United States Department of Agriculture, can cause allergies and respiratory problems.

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