Lycopene is a advantageous natural compound and vitamin that could be widely found in tomatoes, grapefruits or watermelons. Red fruits and vegetables are rich in Lycopene is because it is carotenoid. According to science, Lycopene brings a lot of benefits to human body, to decrease and prenvent diseases.
First is health benefit.
Because Lycopene is an antioxidant, it helps enhance the strength of bones, eyes. Lycopene protects the whole body from free radical damage. Howerver, its benefit are studied in fruits instead of only Lycopene.
Second is Cancer prevention
As a result of being an antioxidant, Lycopene is somehow related to cancer prevention. Eventhough it needs more research and study and there hasn’t been any evidence of its cancer-preventing ability, there is still a link between comsuming Lycopene rich food and improving heath conditions of lung, breast or protaste cancer patients.
Last but not least, Lycopene is heart beneficial.
Beside being an antioxidant, Lycopene is also good circulatory system. According to The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition report, Lycopene can decrease the amount of bad cholesterol and raise the level of good cholesterol in our blood. Another fact is that ones with higher lycopene levels are at a lower risk of heart attacks and many other circulatory diseases.