Tagged: hardening of the arteries

lycopene and tomatoes

Tomatoes Reduce Hardening of Arteries

New research has confirmed that lycopene, the carotenoid that makes tomatoes red, lowers the risk of hardening of the arteries. A 2011 study from researchers at the San Camillo de Lellis Hospital Cardiology Unit in Foggia, Italy, used ultrasonic testing and blood tests...