Health benefits of Tomatoes in Men against Prostrate cancers.

Tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) is a world wide dustributed fruits which can also be prepared as vegetable.
Health benefits of Tomatoes in Men against Prostrate cancers. 


It has many health benefits and it is also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K. 

One of its most health benefits is antioxidant. Tomatoes contains a high amount of antioxidants which can slow down or prevent the growth of cancer cells. 

Tomatoes contains high quality of Lycopene, a bright red carotenoid​ hydrocarbon found in tomatoes and most red fruits and vegetables, such as red carrots, watermelons, grapefruits, and papayas.

It's the Lycopene that earns the fruit the name Lycopersicum

According to research, Lycopene has been found to prevent or decrease the possibility of Prostrate Cancer, a male reproductive cancer which is found in every 15 men. 
Health benefits of Lycopene in tomatoes against Prostrate cancers. 


Prostate cancer is a common type of cancer in males especially those approaching old age. It begins in the prostate gland, which sits between the penis and the bladder.

Some of the symptoms includes:

-Difficulty starting and maintaining urination
-Frequent urge to urinate, especially at night
-Presence of blood in the urine or semen
-Painful urination and ejaculation in most cases. 
-Difficulty in maintaining a sitting position when prostate becomes enlarged. 

Studies shows that Lycopene prevents the prostate cancers by limiting tumor growth which may lead cancers. It slows down the progression of the cancer even when it has started.

Researchers has started that men who include tomatoes in their weekly diet are mostly cancer free and urges every male to consume tomatoes more frequently. 
However, prostrate cancer is highly treatable in early stages. 

Lycopene can also protect your body against oxidative stress and certain environmental toxins and chronic diseases. 


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