Red tomatoes -- Scientists test new crop of findings
What’s somewhat round and green, and red all over? Sounds like a riddle, but tomatoes are really all of those things. The red color comes from lycopene, a naturally occurring carotenoid antioxidant that scientists continue to study for its potential health benefits.
The seeds that have been planted regarding possible advantages of lycopene consumption in tomatoes has gained international attention. Researchers from Sweden to Australia are finding possible links that are difficult to ignore. Discover for yourself why they suggest: You should eat more tomatoes.
And the interest grows, as researchers continue to explore the link between lycopene and health.