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What Can Lycopene Do for Human Body?

Dec 17, 2018

Lycopene is a natural pigment, also known as carotene, found in plants. It belongs to isoprene compounds, a class of carotenoids. Lycopene is called lycopene because it was first isolated from tomatoes. Then what it can do for our human bodies?


1.     Antialcoholic Effect

Lycopene has a strong antialcoholic effect, which can increase alcohol consumption. Take before we drinking, detoxification effect is significant and it can reduce alcohol damage to the liver.


2.     radiation protection

Lycopene has a protective effect against radiation. It can effectively inhibit and eliminate free radicals, reduce external radiation, uv damage to the skin, and has a strong role in reducing skin tissue damage by oxidation. So taking lycopene can effectively resist external radiation and so on.


3.     Prevention of cardiovascular disease

Lycopene protects against cardiovascular disease. Because of the antioxidant effect of lycopene, Lycopene can prevent the oxidative damage of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, thus reducing atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease.


Lycopene has many physiological functions, such as preventing osteoporosis, lowering blood pressure and relieving asthma caused by exercise.


Warm tip: lycopene itself has no side effects, suitable for long-term use.But it avoids contact with iron, copper ion, because iron, copper ion has bigger destroy action to lycopene, can cause nutrient to run off.

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