Ketchup is a low-calorie condiment, made from tomatoes, vinegar, salt, pepper, and spices. It contains 15 calories per tablespoon and vitamins A and C. Compared with its competitor mayonnaise, ketchup has no fat and far fewer calories per tablespoon (mayo contains 103 calories, 12 grams fat).
Tomato ketchup is indeed one of the most common and famous condiment used in the kitchen on a regular basis. Made from tomatoes, vinegar, salt, pepper and spices it has low fats and is endowed with an umber of health benefits.
Reduces the risk of prostate cancer
Even a small regular dose reduces the risk of developing prostate cancer in men because of an antioxidant called lycopene present in the skin of the tomatoes.
Helps controlling the cholesterol
Tomatoes help in cutting the bad cholesterol
Helps in imporving the eyesight
Tomato ketchup is also very good for the eyesight. It is low in fats and has high content of Vitamin A which is indeed very good for the eyesight.
Adds a tangy taste to the food
Add tomato sauce to any of the simple and bland food and it makes the food very tasty. It is a common condiment used for a number of salad dressing, cocktail sauces and more. Whether you are having fries or grills, a spoonful of tomato ketchup is a must