1- It contains very few nutrients
From its red color, you’d almost think it was made with 99% freshly picked tomatoes. Well, think again. Ketchup contains only a tiny amount of tomatoes, which is why the Israelis have banned it from being called “ketchup”.
It contains no fiber, no protein, and no nutrients, contrary to what the advertisements would have us believe. This ketchup contains only a very small amount of lycopene, a natural pigment belonging to the carotenoid family, which is responsible for the red color of ketchup. Although our body easily assimilates this antioxidant, ketchup is still extremely low in nutrients.
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