As per the research done by the scientists of Cambridge Theranostics Ltd, a biotech firm, lycopene pigment present in tomatoes protect us from cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and strokes.
Lycopene is a carotenoid with antioxidant property which is mainly available in red tomato skin.
Research was done on the lycopene benefits and they prepared a lycopene pill. The lycopene pill was prepared using lycopene, soya bean protein and milk.
This lycopene pill when administered regularly prevents the formation of harmful fats in the blood, thereby reducing the damage to the blood vessels which inturn protects the heart against cardiovascular diseases like heart attacks and strokes.