Latest Tomato products and human health Stories
British researchers report that tomatoes may protect skin from harmful UV rays that can lead to premature ageing and skin cancer.
Replacing regular salt with a potassium-fortified alternative may help lower older adults' risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, new research suggests.
A healthy dose of vegetables every day may help keep the heart arteries clear, a study in mice suggests. Researchers found that lab mice given a diet full of broccoli, carrots, green beans, corn and peas developed far less artery narrowing than those reared on a veggie-free diet.
Women who eat plenty of tomatoes, carrots and leafy greens appear less likely to have asthma, researchers have found
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A high intake of vitamin E, beta-carotene, and vitamin C does not prevent prostate cancer, results of a large study suggest.
By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Eating more than the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day can further reduce the odds of suffering a stroke, researchers said on Friday.
A diet that includes diverse sources of fiber may help prevent several major risk factors for heart disease, a study of French adults suggests.
High intake of beta-carotene seems to decrease the risk of tobacco-related cancers among people who've never smoked, but to increase the risk among current or past smokers, new research suggests. Although the findings are based on a study of women, the researchers believe that similar results would be obtained in men.
A major study that includes nearly 40,000 healthy women found no benefit on preventing cancer from taking low-dose aspirin, or benefit on preventing cancer or cardiovascular disease from taking vitamin E, according to two articles in the July 6 issue of JAMA.
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