New Book – Lycopene and Tomatoes in Human Nutrition and Health
The book includes chapters that discuss genetic polymorphisms; and lycopene’s relationship to cardiovascular diseases, cardiometabolic diseases, bone health, and other health disorders including male infertility, skin diseases, respiratory disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
Can taking a pill made from TOMATOES really help your heart health?
Whether it’s sliced fresh in a salad or sandwich or cooked in a delicious spaghetti bolognaise or lasagne, it’s an absolute staple in so many of our homes. But eating this brilliant red fruit isn’t just a delight, it also provides a whole host of unexpected health benefits.Read more
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Israeli farmers say they have produced a tiny tomato the size of a blueberry, said to be the smallest tomato in Israel and perhaps the world.Read more
New Study Shows Processed Tomato Products Are a Better Source of Lycopene Than Fresh Tomatoes
A second study shows that lycopene from tomato paste is better absorbed by the body than lycopene from fresh tomatoes, suggesting that processed tomato productssuch as tomato paste, tomato sauce and ketchupare a better source of this antioxidant.Read more