Consuming tomatoes is indeed very good for health, but if it’s consumed excessively it will cause some side effects that are bad for body.
Here are several bad facts about tomatoes
1. Can weaken the immune system
The carotenoid content of the pigment lycopene in raw tomato fruit vegetables will be able to make the immune system in the body become imbalanced. If the amount is reasonable, these chemical compounds will be very helpful in preventing cancer.
However, if it is excessive, it will cause the immune system to become compromised and the body will even lose its function to protect itself from several microbes or microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses and fungi that cause disease.
2. Problems in the digestive tract
Tomatoes are enriched with acidic content so that it’s consumed too much, actually can caused problems in the digestive system. Not only that, the body will also experience several intestinal problems such as bloating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and many more.
3. Forming kidney stones
For people with kidney stones, it is not recommended to eat tomatoes in excess. This is because tomatoes are a source of calcium and oxalate compounds, both of which are very difficult to digest. Consume too much tomato, it will make calcium and oxalate accumulate in the kidneys and eventually form large stones.
4. Excess vitamins
Consuming excessive tomatoes can actually trigger a vitamin overdose. Excess vitamin milk will cause various other health problems such as nausea, vomiting, kidney pain, headaches and many more.