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New “Tomato Pill” Reduces Risk of Heart Disease June 6, 2009

Posted by Matt Brown in Nutrition.
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I’m glad I eat tomatos.   Ateronon is a new supplement that’s being marketed as a way to stave off heart disease and stroke.  The pill contains a phytochemical called lycopene, which is commonly found in tomato skins where it is responsible for the red color.  What lycopene seems to do is reduce the oxidation of harmful fats in the blood.  While for most of us a diet high in fruits and vegetables is probably enough this sounds like a promising supplement for those with a high risk of heart disease.




1. crave2live - June 8, 2009

Very interesting posting and link.

Blue Skies,
Crave2Live Nutrition

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