The best way to restore the body after exercise is tomato juice – Our health
A group of Greek researchers has determined that the juice from the tomato contains a lot of nutrients, they will be enough for the body’s recovery after physical work. Scientists found that by drinking this juice renews muscle activity, and blood counts come back to normal. On this basis, we can say that tomato juice is a much healthier all energy drinks that contain chemical antioxidants.
The Greeks invited fifteen athletes and conducted an experiment with them. He pased two months. During this time, researchers monitored the condition of the athletes, both before the training and during and after.
After training six participants used their usual drinks-energy, and the other nine athletes nags tomato juice. The participants of the second group showed the best recovery, and held a more rapid normalization of glucose levels in the blood.
Lycopene is a useful substance found in tomatoes and gives it a characteristic color. In tomatoes also contain antioxidants, which fight in the human body with such dangerous diseases as cancer and cardiovascular. With a large intake of tomatoes, which are components of the Mediterranean diet, people live longer than those who do not eat tomatoes, or eat them in small amounts.
After exercise in athletes body produces enzymes and substances from proteins that harm the muscle and nervous systems. Using tomato juice, the content of listed substances to the norm. But according to the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology, it needs two months of regular consumption of this juice.
First similar to the result reached by scientists from Sweden. The research conducted by Scandinavian scholars consisted in training athletes in the gym for 20 minutes until the heart rate will not make up eighty percent of the permisible norms. After that, the athletes took a blood test. Found that during the five-week use of the juice of the tomatoes, the level of oxidants is normalized.