LYCOPENE

Tomatoes are a natural source of the antioxidant 'lycopene', which may help prevent heart disease.  According to scientists, more lycopene is absorbed by the body from cooked tomatoes than from fresh tomatoes.  1/2 cup of canned tomatoes delivers more than 3 times the lycopene as found in one medium raw tomato.
Hunt’s Tomatoes and Ketchum Global Research Network survey Oct 2007
 

 

 

 

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