Lycopene has the highest antioxidant capacity of the common dietary carotenoids (lutein and beta-carotene). Antioxidants have disease-fighting properties that protect cells from harmful free radicals. To learn more about antioxidants, click here.
Lycopene 5mg (100 Softgels)Lycopene - a high concentration nutrient extract from tomatoes! Each easy-to-take softgel supplies a high concentration of Lycopene-5 mg, about as much as in one pound of red-ripened tomatoes. Lycopene is a major carotenoid in Western diets; about 80% of the lycopene consumed in the US is from tomato products. A recent Harvard study indicates that men with a high intake of tomato-based foods may enjoy greater protection against prostate cancer, lycopene is believed to be a key factor.