Tomato juice is a juice made from tomatoes, but it was not until the early 20th century that it was used as a drink! The first serving of the beverage occured in 1917 when a hotel owner, called Louis Perrin, ran out of orange juice.
Some people still think that the tomato is a vegetable, but it is actually a fruit. Tomato juice is therefore just another fruit juice.
A non-alcoholic version of the coctail called Bloody Mary is basically a spiced up tomato juice. The ingredients vary from recipe to recipe, but here is a variety of add-ons to make your tomato juice more interesting:
- Worcestershire sauce,
- Tabasco sauce,
- black pepper,
- cayenne pepper,
- celery salt,
- lemon juice
Real-life Facts about its Naturally Magical Power
Health Benefits of Tomato Juice
Tomato juice inhibits the forming of blood clots.
Tomato Juice is rich in Lycopene, an antioxidant which helps prevent various forms of cancer.
The Lycopene in the tomato juice also protects from heart attack.
Tomato juice helps prevent atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.
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