Consuming plum tomatoes could be great for weight loss and overall health. The red fruit, that’s mostly used and seen as a vegetable, is loaded with nutrition. Eating plum tomatoes each day can help a person get adequate nutrients, keep calorie intake low, and stay full, possibly leading to weight loss, according to a publication from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Plum tomatoes are low in calories, which makes them a great food to consume. A plum tomato only contain 11 calories, according to the USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory. Connie Guttersen, registered dietitian and author of “The Sonoma Diet,” says “the low-calorie values and health benefits of plum tomatoes put them in the power food” category,” meaning they are great for both health and weight.
Plum tomatoes have only a small amount of fat, another reason they’re a good food to eat for trying to lose weight. These alkaline tomatoes also have filling fiber, containing about 4% of daily fiber per serving, respectively. Fiber is great for passing stool through digestive system, another key to knocking of pounds.
Plum tomatoes also have natural sugars and potassium.