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The benefits of tomatoes

11th February 2008

The Telegraph looks at how a new book by Ron Levin, 'The Red Bodyguard', is devoted to extolling the remarkable health benefits of the tomato.

Levin, a pharmacist, collated many years' research into the fruit. In addition to containing high levels of vitamin C and beta-carotene, Levin's book shows tomatoes "are the richest source of an exceptionally potent antioxidant called lycopene...A single lycopene molecule can neutralise 13 free radicals".

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Article Information

Title: The benefits of tomatoes
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 5596
Date Added: 11th Feb 2008


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