Lycopene carotenoid pigment determining the color of fruits of some plants, for instance tomatoes, guava, watermelon. It belongs to the carotenoids, but does not have A-vitamin activity. The main function of lycopene in the human body is the antioxidant function. Oxidative stress reduction slows down atherosclerosis development, as well as ensures DNA protection, it may prevent oncogenesis. Lycopene reduces risk of atherosclerosis, tumor diseases, improves vision, prevents premature aging.
It reduces risk of atherosclerosis, tumor diseases, improves vision, prevents premature aging.