The Tagalog word for “tomato” is kamatis.
Ang mga nagdadalang-tao ay aayaw kumain ng singkamas at kamatis sapagka’t “malamig” daw iyon.
In the olden days, pregnant Filipino women were told not to eat jicama or tomatoes because of their “coldness.”
Kamatis, pampaganda ng kutis.
Tomatoes beautify the complexion. Eating them helps in maintaining good skin health.