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New Report Shows that Tomatoes and Tomato Products Improve Blood Circulation

New Report Shows that Tomatoes and Tomato Products Improve Blood Circulation

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"The most exciting scientific news for the entire tomato industry in modern times."

Is diet ‘as effective as statins’ for heart disease?

Is diet ‘as effective as statins’ for heart disease?

Health  Nutrition  Research  

"Patients should be counselled about the nature and value of a healthy diet - a Mediterranean Diet."

Tomato Technology at the Tokyo Marathon

Tomato Technology at the Tokyo Marathon

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Tomato’s red colour, called lycopene, quenches all that free oxygen - also known as free radicals - and helps to fight fatigue.

New lycopene research

New lycopene research

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Tomatoes linked again to a lower risk of heart disease.

Lowering the risk of stroke?

Lowering the risk of stroke?

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A tomato rich diet lowers your risk of stroke, according to new results from a team of researchers in Finland.

Tomato juice for post-workout

Tomato juice for post-workout

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Tomato juice has the kind of towering nutritional profile that few would guess it possesses!

Tomato Juice Hits the Spot

Tomato Juice Hits the Spot

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Ever wondered why you ordered that Bloody Mary from in-flight service on your overseas flight last summer?

Obesity from a failing economy

Obesity from a failing economy

Health  Science  

“The answer lies in affordable but nutrient-rich foods such as ground beef, beans, milk, nuts, cheese, carrots, potatoes, canned tomatoes, soups, and rice”.

Hot Tomato - Calming the heart

Hot Tomato - Calming the heart

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The positive results of these trials are encouraging.

Star Fire Burning - Tomato Sun Block

Star Fire Burning - Tomato Sun Block

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This is perhaps not so surprising, as the very same effect is the mother nature's purpose of lycopene in the tomato skin itself, to protect the fruit against the sun.

Garlic

Garlic

Health  Nutrition  

Garlic has been used as both food and medicine in many cultures for thousands of years, dating as far back as the time that the Egyptian pyramids were built.

Pulses

Pulses

Health  Nutrition  

Pulses contain 20 to 25% of proteins, which is double of that found in wheat and three times that found in rice.

The Tomato

The Tomato

Health  Nutrition  

Unlike most foods, cooking or processing of tomato (e.g. tomato paste, tomato soup, tomato sauce) is beneficial to health.

Olive Oil

Olive Oil

Health  Nutrition  

Scientific evidence suggests that eating about two tablespoons of olive oil daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.

Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet

Health  Nutrition  

A modern nutritional model inspired by the traditional dietary patterns of some of the countries of the Mediterranean basin, particularly Greece and Southern Italy.

Lycopene

Lycopene

Health  Nutrition  

Lycopene is the most common carotenoid in the human body and is one of the most potent carotenoid antioxidants.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Health  

Osteoporotic bones are more at risk of fracture.

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease

Health  

Most Western countries face high and increasing rates of cardiovascular disease.

Disease Prevention

Disease Prevention

Health  Research  Science  

The following is an interview with Dr. Venket Rao (University of Toronto), editor of the book, Tomatoes, Lycopene & Human Health.

Put a little love in your heart

Put a little love in your heart

Health  Nutrition  

Cardiovascular disease alone is estimated to cost the EU 170 Billion€ per year. Lowering the risk of disease has therefore become imperative.

Beauty From Within

Beauty From Within

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Daily consumption of lycopene rich tomato paste reduced reddening of the skin after exposure to UV light.

Lycopene as effective as statins?

Lycopene as effective as statins?

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Adding to a significant body of research supporting the potential heart health benefits of lycopene.

The Tomato Pill

The Tomato Pill

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Enjoy pasta with a good tomato sauce... or take a pill? We'll let you decide.

Reducing Cholesterol

Reducing Cholesterol

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Tomato lycopene reducing LDL cholesterol – Studies continue.

Food - providing cause and cure

Food - providing cause and cure

Health  Science  

“Europe’s food and drink industry is committed to being part of the solution, as the numerous actions we have undertaken demonstrate.”

A New Hope

A New Hope

Health  Science  

EU states are witnessing an alarming epidemic increase in cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic obesity with proportional cost increases and demands on health systems.

See why tomatoes are good!

See why tomatoes are good!

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Health facts and excellent exchange of information at conferences in Avignon.

LYCOCARD - An introduction

LYCOCARD - An introduction

Health  Research  Science  

LYCOCARD is investigating the role of lycopene in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.