Ageless Secret

Friday, March 25, 2011

Ageless Secret

Do you know how to be ageless? The answer is, eat tomatoes.

Often, people do not like to eat tomatoes. Usually, they are always separate the existing tomatoes in food. In fact, in addition to tomatoes contain vitamin C that helps get rid of free radicals in the body, according to some experts, tomatoes are also potent combat premature aging.

Some researchers have found that adding the tomatoes are cooked into the food every day increases the skin's ability to protect themselves from harmful ultraviolet rays.

Researchers at the University of Manchester and University of Newcastle found that adding five tablespoons of tomato paste to the daily diet of 10 volunteers to help avoid skin damage by providing protection against the effects of ultraviolet light. The damage caused is premature aging and skin cancer.

In one study, researchers gave 10 volunteers around 55 grams of standard tomato paste which contains high levels of cooked tomatoes and 10 grams of olive oil every day, while 10 participants are given only olive oil.

After three months, skin samples from the tomato group showed they had 33% more protection against sunburn, together with very low factor sun cream protector of, and procollagen levels are much higher. Procollagen in a molecule which gives skin its structure and keeps its firm.

The study suggested the antioxidant lycopene, found in highest concentration when the tomatoes have been cooked, was behind the apparent benefit.

But there are warnings that the tomato must be considered as a useful addition and not as an option for protection from sun cream.

Researchers said the study was smaller and shorter, and they are now considering to conduct new research on the benefits of lycopene for the skin.
In addition, based on research carried out by Rowett Research Institute in Scotland, found that liquid or slippery yellow jelly around tomato seeds contained compound or mixture of ingredients that works to combat strokes and heart disease. When you drink tomato juice without removing the seeds, then you have to reduce the risk of blood clots around 72%, so you can avoid heart disease.

Ageless Secret


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