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Lycopene : Its role in human health and disease

  title={Lycopene : Its role in human health and disease},
  author={L. Rao and E. Guns and A. Rao},
  • L. Rao, E. Guns, A. Rao
  • Published 2003
  • consumption of tomato products and supplements with a concomitant decrease in the biomarkers of oxidation including the oxidation of serum lipids, LDL cholesterol, serum proteins and DNA. No adverse effects were observed in this study up to a daily intake of 150 mg lycopene for one week (6). Recent studies have shown that ingested lycopene is metabolized in the body. Several metabolites have now been identified and characterized (7). It is not known if these metabolites represent the… CONTINUE READING
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