Why not to mix tomato with cucumber?

Many families have a habit of making tomato salad with cucumber without knowing that tomatoes should not be combined with cucumber.

Some of the other foods below are not eaten with tomatoes.

Cucumber

The reason is that cucumber contains a catabolic enzyme, which will destroy the vitamin C content found in other vegetables. Meanwhile, tomato is a vegetable that contains a large amount of vitamin C. If you eat two kinds of foods at the same time, vitamin C found in tomatoes will be decomposed and destroyed by catabolic enzymes found in cucumber.

why-not-to-mix-tomato-with-cucumber-1Cucumber contains a catabolic enzyme, which will destroy the vitamin C content found in other vegetables.

Sweet potato

Mixing tomatoes with sweet potato will lead to indigestion, which can easily lead to abdominal pain, diarrhea and digestive disorders.

Potato

Like sweet potatoes, tomatoes combined with potatoes also cause indigestion, which can lead to abdominal pain, diarrhea and digestive disorders.

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Many families have a habit of making tomato salad with cucumber without knowing that tomatoes should not be combined with cucumber.

Carrot

Because carrot contains the vitamin C degradation found in tomatoes. At the same time, consuming these two kinds of vegetables will reduce the nutrient content of one another.

Pork liver

Tomatoes contain more vitamin C, while pork liver contains copper, and iron. Every 100g of pork liver contains 2.5 g copper, and 25 mg iron can oxidize vitamin C in tomatoes.

Alcohol

Tomatoes can be used with alcohol can lead to indigestion, causing intestinal obstruction.

Other 'taboos' when eating tomatoes

Do not eat lots of tomato seeds

Tomato seeds are not digestible in the intestinal tract.

Do not eat too much tomatoes

Eating too many tomatoes can lead to the body's intolerance of this food even in small amounts. If the condition is not treated promptly, prolonged illness will lead to more serious diseases of the gastrointestinal tract such as stomach pain. Symptoms of this phenomenon in each person are different. If the body does not absorb the potatoes, or peppers, it does not absorb tomatoes.

Do not eat tomatoes when you are hungry

Tomatoes contain pectin and phenolic. When you eat tomatoes in times of hunger, these substances can react with acids, greatly affecting the stomach. Stomach consuming these substances can cause vomiting, and abdominal pain. Therefore, you should not eat tomatoes when you are hungry.

Do not use tomatoes being cooked for long periods of time

When you use cooked tomatoes or being cooked for long periods of time, the tomatoes’ nutrition and taste will be lost. In addition, consuming tomatoes without nutrients can cause food poisoning, which is not good for people’s health.

By: Ashley Brown

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