Provide antioxidant protection with carotenoid phytonutrients such as beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin and lycopene. Lycopene gives tomatoes their beautiful red color, and is integral in the protection of cells, DNA and LDL cholesterol from oxidation. Tomatoes are also a great source of vitamins A and C, which are powerful antioxidants protecting against cell damage from free radicals and providing anti-inflammatory protection. One of nature's best accomplishments, tomatoes have so much to offer. High in antioxidants, they are natural fighters of heart disease and cancer.
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