Nutritional Controlled Preparation and Administration of Different Tomato Purées Indicate Increase of β-Carotene and Lycopene Isoforms, and of Antioxidant Potential in Human Blood Bioavailability: A Pilot Study

The isoforms of lycopene, carotenoids, and their derivatives including precursors of vitamin A are compounds relevant for preventing chronic degenerative diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Tomatoes are a major source of these compounds. However, cooking and successive metabolic pro...

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Main Authors: Daniela Vitucci, Angela Amoresano, Marcella Nunziato, Simona Muoio, Andreina Alfieri, Giovannangelo Oriani, Luca Scalfi, Luigi Frusciante, Maria Manuela Rigano, Piero Pucci, Luigi Fontana, Pasqualina Buono, Francesco Salvatore
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Published: MDPI AG 2021-04-01
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