Australian study says: Ripe tomatoes help lower cholesterol and blood pressure
(Adelaide Integrated) Australian studies have shown that ripe tomatoes can help lower blood pressure and blood pressure and prevent high blood pressure; eating tomatoes or tomato products may replace small amounts of statins.
Researchers compared and analyzed 14 studies on the relationship between lycopene and hypertension and blood pressure in the past 55 years, trying to cause the law.
Researchers have found that clinical data show that lycopene can reduce levels of “harmful plasma” in the blood, low-density lipoprotein.
Excessive plasma can easily cause heart problems.
Generally, doctors prescribe statins to patients to help lower their cholesterol.
Reed, a researcher at the University of Adelaide who led the study, said that lycopene “is equivalent to a low-dose drug, is not doped, does not cause muscle soreness, and does not damage nerves.
“Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant. Watermelon, guava, papaya, apricot and other fruits also contain lycopene, but the highest lycopene content in tomatoes.
Reed said that in order for the body to absorb more lycopene, it is best to cook the tomatoes before eating.