Published in Cancer Weekly, August 11th, 1997
The independent medical research conducted by Dr. A. Venket Rao, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine postulated that once absorbed, lycopene acts as an antioxidant, lowering the risk of chronic diseases including cancer.
"In this study, we demonstrated that lycopene from tomato juice is indeed bioavailable, is an in vivo antioxidant, and lowers biomolecular oxidation," said Venket Rao. "We showed that these results can be obtained by consuming only 540 ml of...
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