Did you know that prostate cancer is one of the most common deadly cancers of men? According to several studies, to prevent this type of cancer, one of the best solutions is to consume tomato because it helps to prevent the appearance of the first cancerous cells.
The tomato – the anti-cancer
Several studies have shown that frequent or regular consumption of tomatoes or its derivatives, such as preserved tomato or tomato sauce, may have a protective effect against prostate cancer.
The tomato is composed of an antioxidant, lycopene, which allows resistance of the cells to oxidation, the main cause of cancer. The scientistscame to conclusion that regular consumption (at least 3 times per week) of tomatoes and its derivatives decrease by 10% to 20% the risk of developing prostate cancer compared to men who ate little, or not at all!
Tomato, source of benefits!
The tomato is a vegetable packed with vitamin C, excellent in case of tiredness. The advantage of the tomato, is that you can preserve it and use throughout the year. You can enjoy its benefits with sun-dried tomatoes, preserved tomatoes or tomato sauce to prepare all your meals. Besides, in our page “Recipes”, you will find many ideas.