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By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.
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Description: Lycopene is a member of the carotenoid family. It has received much attention because studies have shown that it has a protective effect against prostate and other cancers. Studies have also shown that lycopene enhances immune function and protects against heart disease. Tomatoes, watermelon, and pink grapefruit are all good food sources of lycopene.


  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis prevention
  • Cancer prevention
  • Immune support
  • Macular degeneration
  • Prostate cancer

Precautions: No side effects have been reported.

Dosage: Take 5 to 10 mg daily, as a good preventative dosage against cancer. Men with prostate cancer should supplement 30 mg daily.

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