Tomatoes can reduce the risk of heart attacks – scientists

Томаты могут снизить риск сердечных приступов - ученые

Finnish scientists at the result of 10 years research has determined how men can avoid heart attack

For a long period of time scientists have worked with thousands of men aged 45 to 64 years. By studying health indicators of participants, capturing age-related changes, and analyzing the pressure and changes in blood composition, scientists came to the conclusion that the level of lycopene in the blood may influence the risk of heart attacks.

Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant, which not only slows down the process of oxidation in the body, but also blocks free radicals is several times better than other known antioxidants.

Томаты могут снизить риск сердечных приступов - ученые

According to studies, if men regularly consume foods with a high content of lycopene, they can minimize the risk of a heart attack two times. Among the products known for a high content of lycopene doctor called tomatoes. So, a glass of tomato juice will not only help to strengthen your cardiovascular system, but also to normalize cholesterol levels and stimulate digestion.

We will note, earlier the acting Minister of health Suprun told how to maintain a healthy heart. According to, the main destroyer of myths to keep your heart healthy is to follow three things: balanced diet, do physical activity and get rid of bad habits.

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Томаты могут снизить риск сердечных приступов - ученые

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