Lycopene: a logical supplement for prostate problems

Challem, Jack
March 2008
Natural Foods Merchandiser;Mar2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p116
The article provides information on the therapeutic use of lycopene. According to the author, lycopene is the antioxidant carotenoid that gives tomatoes their red color. Meanwhile, the article also mentions several studies that focused on the role of lycopene supplements in reducing the size of prostate tumors, lowering the risk of prostate cancer and decreasing the total cholesterol and bad low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.


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