Tag: lycopene

Tomatoes seeds and The skins make for highly nutritious animal feed.Don’t throw them away!

Tomatoes are among the most planted crops in the world – they are produced in literally every continent, even in Antarctica. Tomato is also the biggest vegetable crop, with world production averaging at 100 million tons annually, although other figures climb up to 170 million tons.  To say that the world uses a

Lycopene-rich diet improve symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Lycopene is an important nutrient. According to a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, pairing it with a healthy diet results in greater recuperation from the symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. The authors of the study grouped rats into two. For four weeks, one group followed a normal

Tomato wastes found to possess high nutritional value

The world produces more than 100 million tons of tomatoes every year, a large percentage of which goes to making tomato-based products. Unfortunately, not all parts of the tomato are used. A study published in the CyTA – Journal of Food evaluates the nutritional content of tomato waste and the possibility of

Sweet and versatile, carrots offer an impressive array of vitamins and minerals

Carrots are among the most recognizable vegetables in the modern world. Not only are they a mainstay in most supermarkets and grocery stores, but they also have a place in popular culture, thanks largely to their depiction as the favorite food of rabbits. But this popularity is not why you need carrots

Watermelons have a cooling effect on the body and are great for those who are dehydrated or suffering from edema

Did you know that aside from helping you stay hydrated, juicy and fresh watermelon can also help treat various health conditions? The largest edible fruit grown in the U.S., the watermelon is native to the Kalahari Desert in Africa. The fruit has various minerals and vitamins like beta-carotene, potassium, and vitamins A, C, and