Lycopene (20mg) Overview
One of the key nutrients in tomatoes, called Lycopene, is concentrated in a convenient form in NOW Lycopene softgels. Lycopene is actually a type of plant dye found in several red fruits and vegetables that works as a powerful antioxidant. One of the most damaging, and also the most common, free radicals to our bodies is a form of oxygen, made called singlet oxygen. Lycopene is one of the most effective antioxidants at countering this threat, many times more effective than vitamin E.
Antioxidant support is only the start of Lycopene's protective power. It is vital for maintaining a healthy prostate with studies showing that it can help prevent damage to the prostate from diet and aging. Lycopene protects you down to the cellular level, and may also help your skin tone and immune function. Get a boost from nature with NOW Lycopene.
Lycopene (20mg) Description from Now
Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant carotenoid and the pigment that gives tomatoes, watermelon, and pink grapefruit their characterisitic red color. Clinical studies have indicated that Lycopene works through a number of mechanisms to support cardiovascular health and immune function. In addition, epidermiological studies have determined that Lycopene may be particularly important for the support of prostate health, as well as for the health of the digestive tract.
|Serving Size: 1 Sgel|
Servings Per Container: 50
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| ** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
† Daily Value not established.
As a dietary supplement, take one softgel daily, preferably with meals.