Tomato, also an ally of prostate cancer

With all advantages tomatoes. Like big and small and its health benefits are many. Scientists remind us that a tomato is good for preventing cardiovascular disease, is moisturizing, skin care and preventing prostate cancer.

The tomato will not cure itself but supports pharmacological treatments
Many benefits arise from lycopene, an antioxidant present in this vegetable. The tomato, which also contains fiber, helps prevent prostate cancer and antioxidant lycopene that is fixed in the tissues of the prostate and prevents the malignant cells.

This and other of his virtues have been in the First Day Tomato and Health Science, held at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Complutense University. As explained by Dr. Mountain House, Professor of Nutrition and Food Science, tomatoes alone "does not provide a cure but supports pharmacological treatments."
Combating cardiovascular risk

Tomato antioxidant lycopene also helps reduce cholesterol and decrease the risk factor in cardiovascular diseases. According to scientists at the University of Kyoto (Japan), tomatoes contain a nutrient that can prevent cardiovascular diseases.

The benefit against cardiovascular disease is more evident in women
Dr. Howard D. Sesso, a professor at Harvard University, says there is evidence that consumption of tomato with high lycopene content, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. According to Sesso, this fact becomes more evident in women.

This vegetable is rich in vitamin C and low calorific value is recommended in the diet, because the benefits are many and varied, depending on consumption. For example, tomatoes contain large amounts of water, so it moisturizes.

A level of aesthetic works by the effect of rejuvenating the skin by improving the quality of it. Vegetable consumption favors the aqueous layers have better health by making the functions of a wrinkle cream.
The Antioxidant Miracle

The tomato is so beneficial for the presence of these antioxidants, which are almost miraculous agent for the human body. Antioxidants have the ability to stop the aging process and the breakdown of cells.

In July, the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Plants (IBMCP) identified a novel and potent natural antioxidant in tomato plants. It is a phenolic substance that synthesizes the tomato plant under certain conditions, and so far totally unknown.

According to his research, the new antioxidant is four times more potent than vitamin E and ten times more than vitamin C.