Tomatoes can save your life: Did you know?
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - Did you know there’s something in tomatoes and tomato products that can save your life?
A new study of men between 45 and 65 years old reveals that the anti-oxidant in tomatoes called lycopene can cut the risk of stroke.
Among men with the lowest levels of lycopene in their blood, 25 of 258 had a stroke. Among those with the highest levels of lycopene, 11 of 259 had a stroke.
Overall, those with higher levels of lycopene were 59 percent less likely to have a stroke.
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