Tomatoes: The antioxidant, lycopene, is what will help keep those fine lines at bay. After a season of partying, your skin is prone to dehydration and aging. Add tomatoes to your diet to increase the natural production of collagen in your skin, and also to fight sun damage.

Let’s be honest. There’s nothing like a cold beer on a hot day to help cool you down. But with that much-needed beer, comes the unnecessary beer belly that nobody really wants. But now, there’s a way you can get rid of that gut, and still enjoy a few frosty pints every now and then.

According to a new study published in the Nutrition journal, drinking a glass of tomato juice every day can help reduce the weight around the waist, without the need to alter your diet or lifestyle.

If you enjoy a glass of juice every morning, then trade it in for a tomato-based concoction. As per the study conducted by China Medical University in Taiwan, women who drank almost half-a-pint of tomato juice every day for eight weeks, lost nearly an inch around their waists. In fact, the tomato juice also helped drop cholesterol levels by about 10%.

Furthermore, researchers observed that after two months, the participants aged between 20 and 30 years, lost almost a pound of fat.

Apart from weight loss benefits, tomatoes carry some potential nutrients that reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease and depression. That said, you now have more than five reasons to include the health drink in your every day food plan.

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Charlene Flanagan is a lifestyle journalist whose love for language drove her to earn her Bachelor’s degree in English literature, as well as pursue her Masters in Arts. Over the last five years, she’s contributed to a number of leading publications, and has particularly enjoyed reviewing books and restaurants, as well as interviewing celebrities. Her recent switch to a holistic lifestyle has her looking at her food choices very differently—although she won’t admit it. When she’s not busy writing up about workouts, home remedies, and skincare essentials, she spends her time being the quintessential city girl who’s excited to see what life has in store for her.