Tomatoes vs. Cancer, is the Evidence on Lycopene In?

Sure it’s better to eat less fat, more vegetables and more tomatoes. But does the antioxidant lycopene prevent cancer?

A review published online by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute stated that their researches couldn’t find any scientifically sound evidence to support links between consuming antioxidants (food or supplements) and a statistically significant decrease in cancer of the prostate, lung, GI tract, breast or pancreas.

Source: New York Times (7/24/07)

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