Effect of a tomato-rich diet on markers of cardiovascular disease risk in moderately overweight, disease-free, middle-aged adults: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Thies2012EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a tomato-rich diet on markers of cardiovascular disease risk in moderately overweight, disease-free, middle-aged adults: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Frank L Thies and Lindsey F. Masson and Amelia Rudd and Nicholas Vaughan and Catherine Tsang and Julie Brittenden and William G. Simpson and Susan J. Duthie and Graham W. Horgan and G. Andrew Duthie},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={95 5},
  pages={1013-22}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of mortality in the United Kingdom. Epidemiologic studies suggest that consumption of tomato-based foods may lower CVD risk. Such potential benefits have been ascribed in part to high concentrations of lycopene in the tomatoes. However, these findings have not yet been validated by comprehensive intervention trials. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to conduct a single-blind, randomized controlled intervention trial with healthy… CONTINUE READING
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