Monthly Archives: May 2013

LYCOPENE TOP 8 SOURCES

Lycopene has been known for some to time to promote anti-cancer activities in the body. Now recent studies show that it also may reduce the risk of stroke.

Top Sources for Lycopene

1.) 1 cup canned tomatoes 37,122 mcg
2.) 1 cup canned tomato juice 21,960 mcg
3.) 1 wedge watermelon 12, 962 mcg
4.) 1 Tbsp canned tomato paste 3,140 mcg
5.) 1 Tbsp catsup 2,506 mcg
6.) 1/2 Pink or red Grapefruit 1,745 mcg
7.) 1 Tbsp Salsa 1,682 mcg
8.) 1 slice tomato 515 mcg

Watermelon also contains amino acids that lower blood pressure.