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The rich nutrition in tomato paste
Nov 22, 2018

Tomato paste is a concentrated product made from 100% fresh tomatoes. It was first invented by the Chinese in the 19th century. It is a bright red paste with a little sweet and sour taste, which can increase appetite. Lycopene is more easily absorbed by human body when it contains fat. It is especially suitable for patients with atherosclerosis, hypertension, coronary heart disease, nephritis. Even eating tomato paste is better than fresh tomatoes for people with cold constitution, low blood pressure, cold hands and feet in winter. 

Tomato paste is rich of nutrition,as below is the table of nutrition elements as we tested:

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UnitResult
Energykcal/100g105
Protein,totalg/100g6.35
Carbohydrate,totalg/100g22.2
Fat,totalg/100g0.1
Total sugarg/100g18.3
Moisture%66.09
Total acidsg/kg5.96
Lycopenemg/100g78.9
Calcium,Camg/100g54.21
Iron,Femg/100g1.84
Patassium,Kmg/100g1675
Magnesium,Mgmg/100g76.01