Cooked tomatoes in ketchup, soups and sauces to a reduced risk of prostate cancer and other cancers of the digestive tract.
Tomatoes contain lycopene, a powerful carotenoid (more powerful than beta-carotene), that helps neutralize free radicals. Lycopene absorption is enhanced by smal amount of cooking oil, like olive oil.
Raw tomatoes are a valuable source of vitamin C.
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