12 October 2020
New research into the health effects of Lycopene

Healthy or sick? The tomato knows what to do

Lycopene is one of the best-known ingredients of tomatoes and a lot of research has already been done into the health effects of this nutrient. Hidde van Steenwijk, researcher at Maastricht University, has studied the health effects of lycopene in the context of the Top Sector Project The Value (s) of Vegetables & Fruit. He also looked at the effect of lycopene on inflammation levels, because such inflammatory values ​​seem to have a negative influence on the development of lifestyle diseases such as type II diabetes.