7 Surprising Health Benefits of Tomato Ketchup

There are many surprising health benefits from ketchup. In just four tablespoons of ketchup, you will find the nutrients of one ripe tomato.

Low in calories with no fat, each serving provides carbohydrates, Vitamins A, B1, B2, and C, but more importantly, Lycopene.

This phytonutrient lowers the risk of cancers, heart disease, bone loss, night blindness and macular degeneration, and even can smooth the skin and block UV rays.

Lycopene has also been found to increase male fertility. Ketchup can be made easily at home by whisking together tomato paste, corn syrup, water, white vinegar, sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt.

To get the mixture thick, cook on low for 1-1.45 hours then remove and cool