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Latest Tomato products and human health Stories

2010-11-16 16:22:00

APTOS, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research findings support the heart health benefits of tomato products. The findings, presented at three sessions during the American Dietetic Association's Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo held in Boston last week, introduced new data that continues to support a body of evidence linking tomato products such as canned tomatoes, tomato paste, salsa, juice and sauce with heart health. (Logo:...

2010-02-09 09:00:00

APTOS, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tomato Products Wellness Council (TPWC) can think of hundreds of reasons why Americans should make tomato products a regular part of their diet. In fact, after cataloguing and summarizing more than 450 valuable health-related research studies, more than 300 of those studies link the consumption of tomato products to health benefits. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100209/SF51855) "A lot of time and effort was spent compiling and...

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2009-06-03 09:48:12

A new review published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics assessed whether certain modifications in diet have a beneficial effect on the prevention of prostate cancer. Results suggest that a diet low in fat and red meat and high in fruits and vegetables is beneficial in preventing and treating prostate cancer. Robert W.-L. Ma and K. Chapman conducted an evidence-based review of dietary recommendations in the prevention of prostate cancer as well as in the management of patients...

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2009-06-01 14:10:00

Experts suggest that a natural supplement made from tomatoes could stave off heart disease and strokes if taken daily, BBC News reported. An active ingredient contained in the tomato pill lycopene, from the Mediterranean diet, blocks "bad" LDL cholesterol that can clog the arteries. The pill, manufactured by a biotechnology spin-out company of Cambridge University, is being launched as a dietary supplement and will be sold under the name Ateronon. However, more trials are needed to see how...

2009-04-21 07:33:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomato products may protect against inflammation. Such were the findings from a recent multi-center, randomized, controlled trial on the effects of processed tomatoes on vasodilatation and C-reactive protein in overweight and obese men and women, presented by one of the study researchers, Rose M Giordano, Ph.D. on April 19, 2009 at the Experimental Biology meeting held in New Orleans, La. (Logo:...

2009-04-20 07:33:00

SCOTTDALE, Ariz., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Who better to provide healthy eating tips than a group of skilled dietetics professionals from the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association? Such was the genius behind the Great Tomato Tip-Off Contest!, a partnership effort between the Tomato Products Wellness Council (TPWC) and SCAN which encouraged dietitians to send in their best tips for promoting heart healthy...

2009-03-17 08:00:00

Food and Health Experts Come To Table To Discuss Sodium in American Diet WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With nine in 10 Americans developing high blood pressure in their lifetimes, food and health experts will debate the connection between salt and high blood pressure and how much salt should be in processed food during a panel held at the 7th National Forum on Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. Americans should consume about 2,300 milligrams of salt daily, according to...

2009-01-19 18:01:35

Salt reduction may offer cardio-protective effects beyond blood pressure reduction, researchers in Australia found. Kacie Dickinson of Flinders University in Australia and colleagues said the study provided further evidence of the importance of decreasing sodium intake to improve blood vessel health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The study, published in the February issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showed that sodium reduction is beneficial for people who...

2008-07-21 08:44:59

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Matt Windsor, +1-202-457-8100, mwindsor@lipmanhearne.com, or Stephenie Fu, +1-202-457-8100, sfu@lipmanhearne.com, both for Tomato Products Wellness Council A closer look the grocery store yields a new appreciation for cost- and nutrition-conscious options APTOS, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--While some health experts traditionally recommend shopping the grocery store perimeter for nutritious options like fresh produce, the center of the store...

2008-05-29 14:55:40

MU researcher discovers why tomatoes are good for prevention and possible treatment COLUMBIA, Mo. "“ New cancer research from the University of Missouri suggests that eating a certain form of tomato product could be the key to unlocking the prostate cancer-fighting potential of the tomato. The positive effect of tomato products has been suggested in many studies, but, until now, researchers did not know exactly what caused this effect. "It appears that the greatest protective effect...


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