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Protective effects of tomatoes in prostate cancer

...does not actually prove a cause-and-effect between lycopene and reduced cancer risk. In their study , the res... prostate cancer and administered 15 milligrams of lycopene daily to half of them ,while the other half received no intervention for three weeks prior to surger...

Tomato Sauce reduces Cancer Risk- Study

...y 20 percent to 30 percent. Giovannucci said that lycopene is thought to protect against cancer by absorbing oxygen free-radicals, which are chemicals created during metabolism that can damage the genetic structure of cells. Dietary questionnaires in the study included such food items as tomatoes, tomato sa...

Tomatoes Might Inhibit the Development Of Prostate Cancer

A new study finds that lycopene is not the only compound in tomatoes that could pr...em that familiar red color. Research has suggested lycopene could reduce the risk of prostate cancer. But it is unclear if lycopene itself is responsible for th...

Lycopene Can Help In Preventing Prostate Cancer

...cots, watermelon, papaya and pink grapefruit( most lycopene in processed //tomato products including paste, sa...at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. found that lycopene can reduce cell growth of prostate cancer and results can be seen within six week. A patient calle...

Lycopene Can Help In Preventing Prostate Cancer

...cots, watermelon, papaya and pink grapefruit( most lycopene in processed tomato products including paste, sauc...at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. found that lycopene can reduce cell growth of prostate cancer and results can be seen within six week. A patient calle...

Tackling Prostate Cancer With A New Dietary Supplement

...en tea, isoflavones and the carotenoids lutein and lycopene (10mg each). For the study researchers took up 37 subjects with high levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a protein that often demonstrates the presence of prostate cancer and its progression. Results after six weeks showed that the men had ...

Pomegranates Found To Slow Prostate Cancer Progression

...rotection against prostate cancer. Substances like lycopene (found in tomato sauce), Selenium have been found to be associated with reduced risk. A new addition has been made in the above category following the discovery that pomegranate juice may ward off prostate cancer. Pomegranates are packed with healt...

A Blow To Lycopene Supplements Claim To “Health” Fae

...ntaining lycopene. The proposed health claims say lycopene (tomatoes, tomato-based foods containing lycopene)...h wording is used on the label to promote sales of lycopene supplement. In essence, the FDA rejected virtually all the strongly worded health claims. The FDA s...

The juice of our very own tomato might be helpful in protecting lungs

...is full of tissue-destroying oxidant molecules and lycopene is a powerful antioxidant. 'We expect that lycopene modulates the oxidant-antioxidant balance perturbed by our experimental condition of tobacco smoke e...

Abundant Asthma Benefits Found In Fruits and Vegetables

...ong with levels of antioxidants, like carotene and lycopene in their blood .It was observed that those who had...howed symptoms of asthma on the rise. Incidentally lycopene is found in abundance in tomatoes. The study was conducted by Lisa Wood, a research fellow at the ...

Now A Cancer-Fighting Tomato

...nt. "The health benefits of anti-oxidants such as lycopene in our diets have recently attracted a lot of posi...ods such as tomatoes naturally have high levels of lycopene however this naturally-bred variety has even higher levels than standard ones and tastes great as we...

Superfoods make super healthy humans??

...ncer. Cooking softens the cell walls, allowing the lycopene out. Brazil nuts are great for body cells as they contain selenium, which helps to protect cells from DNA damage leading to wrinkles and genetic mutations that ulti1mately lead to cancer. A cup full of beans helps keep the cholesterol in check. Kid...

Polyunsaturated Fat, Vitamin E Lowers Risk Of Motor Neurone Disease

...rated fats (PUFAS), vitamin E, flavonols, calcium, lycopene and others.Researchers found the patients with ALS consumed significantly lower amounts of PUFAS and vitamin E than the control group did while the total energy intake and consumption of dietary supplements were the same in both groups.Specifically, ...

Reaping the Benefits of Tomato

... that cooked tomatoes contain an ingredient called lycopene which could help us in our war against cardiovascu...atoes other fruits and vegetables that are high in lycopene include watermelon, pink grapefruit, papaya, and rosehip. While nutrients such as vitamin C is ofte...

Warm Watermelon Scores Over Cold In Nutritive Value

...melons kept at 70 degrees, contained almost 40% of lycopene and 50 to 139 % beta-carotene. Lycopene is a protective nutrient against heart disease, and a few cancers whereas beta-carotene in the body gets converted to Vitamin A....

Salad Contains Nutrients In Optimum Level

...ill give people more folic acid, vitamins C and E, lycopene and// alpha and beta carotene than other normal meals. The researchers studied data on more than 17,500 men and women and have published their findings in the September edition of the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Dietetic Association. The st...

Salad Is Even Healthier Than You Thought

...n also enhance the absorption of nutrients such as lycopene and alpha- and beta-carotene.' Source-Newswise SM...

Do Anti-wrinkle Cosmetics Really Work?

...ercress, peppers, broccoli and spring greens while lycopene is an antioxidant found mainly in tomatoes. Both...lly derives adequate supplies of beta-carotene and lycopene from eating fruit and vegetables. Using laser technology, the researchers were able to prove that ...

Unique Tomatoes Tops In Disease-Fighting Antioxidants

...omatoes, caused a noticeable boost in this form of lycopene in participants' blood. “While red tomatoes contain far more lycopene than orange tomatoes, most of it is in a form that the body doesn't absorb well,” said Steven Schwar...

Pass the Orange Tomato Sauce Please

...uce made from the orange tomatoes. Blood levels of lycopene were measured before and after meals and also ever...p to 10 hours after the meals. It was seen that lycopene absorption from the orange tomatoes was 2.5 times higher than the one from the red tomatoes. It was ...

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