Published in Healthcare Finance, Tax and Law Weekly, September 1st, 2004
According to a study from Australia, "Epidemiological data have reported an inverse relationship between the consumption of tomatoes and tomato products and the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, the mechanism(s) by which tomatoes may reduce cardiovascular disease risk are not yet known."
"The present study sought to determine whether an aqueous tomato fraction (tomato extract) could inhibit platelet aggregation in vitro. Platelet-rich plasma was prepared from human blood and incubated in the presence or absence of tomato extract prior to stimulating the platelets...
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