tomatoes-cherry.jpgScientists say a natural supplement made from tomatoes, taken daily, can stave off heart disease and strokes.

The tomato pill contains an active ingredient from the Mediterranean diet – lycopene – that blocks “bad” LDL cholesterol that can clog the arteries.

Preliminary trials involving around 150 people with heart disease indicate that the pill can reduce the oxidation of harmful fats in the blood to almost zero within eight weeks.

(Continue reading at BBC)

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