Tomato juice is the official state beverage of Ohio.
Eating tomatoes or drinking tomato juice can help prevent airline passengers from developing deep vein thrombosis on long flights. Known as DVT, it involves blood clots developing, typically when people spend too long sitting down. As many as 12 per cent of long haul airline passengers have been found to have clots.
Flavonoids and similar components in tomatoes thin the blood, without the danger of stomach bleeding that can be caused by aspirin, also a blood thinner.
Tomato juice and tomato soup are supposed to help with washing out the odor from skunks.
Tomato juice, like some other mildly acid foods (i.e. A1 Steak Sauce, Coca Cola) can be used to clean old coins, copper, brass, etc.
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