Tomatoes well of vitamins: A, B2, B6, PP, E, vitamin K and rare minerals like magnesium, iron, zinc, manganese, sodium.
Tomatoes help regulate the nervous system – they are excellent antidepressants because they contain serotonin, which is also called “the hormone of happiness.” Tomatoes – useful sources of volatile production, with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities. If you want to lose some weight – diet should definitely include tomatoes.

Peel tomatoes stimulates peristalsis, which prevents constipation, and the seeds contained inside, have the ability to thin the blood, which is an excellent prevention of thrombosis.
A beneficial effect of alpha-Tomatina and lycopene in tomatoes and composed of some kinds of pancreatic cancer and breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer.

There are more than one hundred kinds of salads: leafy and headed out of all shapes and colors – from light green to dark burgundy, and all surprisingly tasty. Lettuce contains a very small amount of calories. It is used in food as a dietary product (kalorizator). It contains large amounts of vitamin A and folic acid. Rich in minerals and vitamins B, PP, carotene, and the content of ascorbic acid is almost as apples. Elevated levels of vitamin E. The vitamins lettuce have beta-carotene, organic acid salts of potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and sodium.
Salad has useful properties, due to its composition. Specific lactucin substance, a part of the chemical composition of lettuce, calms the nervous system, improves sleep, reduces the accumulation of salts. A pectin and folic acid stimulate the intestines and excrete bad cholesterol.

Due to the presence of iron salts lettuce is recommended for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia. Fresh lettuce juice diluted in half with water, helps in the treatment of chronic gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. In folk medicine lettuce juice is used to strengthen the hair, and water infusion of seeds of lettuce – as a means of improving lactation. Eating lettuce, can improve blood circulation and normalize metabolism.

The magical properties of lettuce is not exaggerated. It is known that during the evening meal lettuce promotes sound sleep and in the morning or afternoon – stimulates the appetite.

Despite the useful properties of lettuce, it may bring harm to the body. There are contraindications for use in the presence of the disease gout, kidney stones, acute enterocolitis and colitis in the chronic form. Due to the high content of oxalic acid should be limited to the use of the product in diseases of the kidney.

Tomato is an ideal vegetable to garnish any dish.

Ingredients for preparation Salad With Tomatoes And Lettuce:

Vegetable salads were usually served with roast dishes.

  • 4 ea tomatoes
  • 5 ea lettuce leaves
  • 1 c canned beans
  • 1 c chopped celery and dill greens
  • 3 tb oil
  • Salt


  • Combine sliced tomatoes and beans, dress with oil, salt, sprinkle with greens and decorate with lettuce leaves.