Thursday, February 21, 2013

Diabetes and Lycopene

Diabetes is powerfully driven by oxidation and inflammation. Diabetes may be able to protect themselves by increasing their lycopene intake; studies show that high consumption of tomato products can improve resistance to oxidation in people with 
type II diabetes. Diabetics with the highest blood lycopene levels also have a greater glucose tolerance than do those with lower lycopene levels. 

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