tomatoes are rich in lycopene
Lycopene helps reduce the risk of heart decease.
It is not known if Lycopene can assist with light sensitivity. Lycopene is used a type of pigment that is found in tomatoes and other red fruits.
The Rf value of Lycopene is between 0.4 and 0.6. The best mobile phase for Lycopene is a mixture of a polar and non-polar solvent.
Lycopene is the scientific name for the red carotenoid pigment that is found in blood.
No. it is not.
There is over twice as much lycopene in ketchup than in tomato paste.
No, it's the ketchup you put on TOP of them that has the lycopene. Hot dogs themselves don't have the substance.
Yes, they can. From my own anecdotal experience and from Internet research, if you are sensitive to nightshades, you may be sensitive to products containing lycopene derived from tomatoes--a nightshade and the main source of lycopene.
Because of the presence of lycopene.
Good source of lycopene.
lycopene? the red in carrots & tomatoes?
Although extensive research has not been conducted, there have been no reported side effects or toxicity associated with lycopene intake.
Tomatoes contain a substance called lycopene. Lycopene is a phytochemical that has shown promising results in reducing the risk of prostate cancer. Even men who already have prostate cancer may be able to slow its progress by consuming lycopene rich tomatoes. The key to getting the most from lycopene in tomatoes is to cook the tomatoes first or consume cooked tomato products like tomato sauce. Cooking brings out more lycopene from the product. When cooking tomatoes or making tomato sauce, add a little olive oil. Olive oil is a healthy fat that facilitates the absorption of lycopene.
The chemical is lycopene.