Tomatoes and Sun Damage

Lycopene, a powerful fat soluble antioxidant compound found in especially high amounts in tomatoes and watermelons, when consumed in a tomato paste, was shown to protect the skin from the damaging effects of the sun’s UV radiation.

Source: British Journal of Dermatology, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2010.10057.x

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