Do tomatoes work as well as statins to lower cholesterol?

Is it possible that the common tomato can do as good a job at lowering cholesterol as statins, and do it for a fraction of the cost and without horrid side effects? Recent research from Australia is showing the answer to this question is a resounding yes. These researchers found that 25 mg of lycopene, […]

Tomatoes may work as well as statins to reduce cholesterol

Three ripe tomatoes on green branch.

The bright red fruit of summer has been causing controversy in the media recently with researchers claiming that tomatoes work as well as statins for lowering cholesterol, so it seemed a good time to assess the many health benefits of this wonder food. The recent interest in tomatoes has been due to an Australian study, carried […]

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