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Health risks in eating tomatoes?

Patient: 1. Are there health risks or dangers in eating too much fresh tomatoes? If, what is the medical advice to avoid these risks and eatIng tomatoes continually?

 

 

Doctor: Currently, there are no known warnings or contraindications with the use of Tomato. However, it should also be remembere d the moderately content in oxalic acid of tomatoes (5.3 mg / 100 g), may form insoluble calcium salts (calcium oxalate) which can precipitate in the form of kidney stones. Also, due to its acidity, a moderate consumption is encourage and in the case of gastro duodenal diseases.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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