The Secret of the Tomato Salad

Food plays an important role in life. To be healthy and active, we should certainly have enough food. However, it is also matter what we eat and it should also be safe and rich in all the nutrients that our body needs. Without good nutrition, children and young people cannot develop their health and body, also adults will have difficulty in doing their best without having proper nutrients. There are many reasons why we should pay attention on what we eat because foods have an effect on inflammation levels, blood sugar, energy, hormones, brain and heart health, they truly do act like medicine.

There is a famous quote, “Let medicine be the food and let food be medicine” which we translated to “food is medicine”. Fruits and vegetables provide many vitamins and minerals to support our health. The benefits of consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds, including tomatoes as well are impressive. Tomato can help us to keep down the risk level for cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Tomato has been referred to as a “functional food,” a food that goes beyond providing just basic nutrition. Due to their beneficial of vitamins and nutrition tomatoes are also high fruit and vegetable associated with healthy skin (smoother, less-wrinkled skin) and hair, increased energy and lower weight. There is no doubt that a tomato is a nutrient, super-food that everyone should eat more. Much of the interest in tomatoes has been due to the antioxidant lycopene – which helps against cancers and age-related macular degeneration. And it could boost the skin to protect itself against UV rays and reducing bad cholesterol. Furthermore it is good for eyes and heart health as well. Tomatoes should be eaten whole in order to get the full healthy effect.

Cooking can reduce vitamin C and some nutrients in some fruits. In fact, getting the high and best way to get the benefits from tomato is making A fresh salad. There are various kinds and types of tomato salad recipe around the world.

For making the western European style tomato salad follow the these steps:

* Dress the tomatoes into 4 wedges, onions, olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, and pepper.

* Let stand while you prepare dinner, about 20 minutes.

* Add the herbs and gently toss to combine then taste and serve the salad.

If you would like to taste the Myanmar traditional tomato salad, here is the way to make the tasty Myanmar traditional style tomato salad:

* Cut the tomato to slice, onion sliced, 1 tablespoon of oil, lime juice, peanut powder, green chili, fish sauce and sugar

* Then mix all the ingredients in bowl and ready to serve.

However, you can prepare fresh and tasty homemade style tomato salad in your home based on your imagination and creativeness. But if you want to try something special, check out the following restaurants and see where you can get unique taste and style of tomato salad in Yangon for food lovers.

Do you know a great tomato salad recipe? Share with us!

Salad HouseSalad house

East Shwe Gone Taing Road, near Aung Chan Thar Housing, Bahan Township, Yangon.

Flamingo Salad BarFlamingo Salad Bar

No.101, Yuzana Tower, Near Shwe Gone Taing Traffic Point, Yangon.

Healthy Me Salad & Coffee BarHealthy Me

No. 86 Bogyoke Road, front of Ruby Mart supermarket, Kyauktada Township, Yangon.

Danu Phyu Daw Saw Yee Myanmar Food RestaurantDanuphyu Daw Saw Yee Myanmar restaurant

No(2)Myaynigone Car-parking Compound,Corner of Pyay Road &Shin Saw Pu Road,Dagon Township, Yangon.

Khaing Khaing Kyaw Myanmar Food CenterKhaing Khaing Kyaw Traditional food cent

No.671A 5 1/2 Mile Pyay Road, near Thu Ka Gabar Clinic, Kamayut Township, Yangon.

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