Intakes of carotenoids from tomatoes to increase the antioxidant defence system of the lymphocytes

  • Gregorio Arenas
Keywords: Tomato, Lymphocytes, antioxidant protection, adrenal gland, lymphocyte


A number of recent studies have focused on tomatoes and tomato products because their high levels of intake by
some populations have been associated with positive actions on human health. There is evidence that tomato
consumption decreases the incidence of certain types of cancer and other degenerative diseases in part attributed to
enhanced oxidative stress.