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Lycopene helps shield us all from hardening of the arteries

Nov 05, 2013

Lycopene helps shield us all from hardening of the arteries

Researchers at Tufts University and Boston University analyzed health data of participants in the Framingham Offspring Study. The highest level of Lycopene intake was associated with a 26% decrease in coronary heart disease which is disease in the blood vessels of the heart and a 17% reduction in cardiovascular disease which could be blood vessel clogging anywhere. The study is published August 2013 in the British Journal of Nutrition.