Anticancer Activities of Lycopene


Lycopene (molecular formula: C40H56) is a naturally occurring chemical that gives vegetables and fruits a red color. Tomatoes are the most concentrated food source of  lycopene, although papaya, apricots, watermelon, guava, and pink grapefruit are also important sources. 240 mL of tomato juice provides approximately 23 mg of lycopene. Research shows that lycopene can be […]

Astaxanthin Powerful Anti-Inflammatory


Astaxanthin (AST) is a xanthophyll carotenoid of usually marine origin, with strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties showed in both experimental and human studies. It is found in living organisms especially in the marine environment where it is present in microalgae, plankton, krill and seafood. It gives trout, salmon, and crustaceans such as lobster and shrimp […]