Add tomatoes to your low cholesterol diet to help increase your good cholesterol

June 8, 2009 by Kenneth  
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A study has shown that 300g daily of tomatoes can increase your good cholesterol levels by approximately 15%.
Scientists have also shown that the component of tomatoes having the beneficial effect is lycopene a red pigment predominantly found in tomatoes and also in other fruits that gives them their colour. 

Sources:
Clin Invest Med. 2006 Oct;29(5):298-300
Br J Nutr. 2008 Jan;99(1):137-46

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  1. GarykPatton on Tue, 16th Jun 2009 3:42 pm 

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