Prostate Protection from Tomatoes
Lycopene, a concentrated carotene found in tomatoes, is the most effective free radical neutralizer in the carotenoid family. Studies have shown that men who eat tomato products (especially tomato paste, which is high in lycopene), have a lower incidence of prostate cancer.(2,3) In fact, the heat-processing of tomatoes actually makes the lycopene easier to use in the body.(1)
Today, high potency lycopene is used in the holistic treatment of prostate cancer as well as prevention.
Suggested dose: 1 capsule per day.
Each (one) capsule contains: Lyocopene (from tomatoes) 15 mg
Product # 166 – Lyocopene 15 mg (30 Capsules)$15.95
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1.) Gartner C, Stahl W, Sies H. Lycopene is more bioavailable from tomato paste than from fresh tomatoes. Am J Clin Nutr 1997;66:116-22.
2.) Gann PH, Ma J, Giovannucci E, et al. Lower prostate cancer risk in men with elevated plasma lycopene levels: results of a prospective analysis. Cancer Res 1999;59:1225-30.
3.) Clinton SK, Emenhiser C, Schwartz SJ, et al. Cis-trans lycopene isomers, carotenoids, and retinol in the human prostate. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 1996;5:823-33