Breast cancer can be prevented with the intake of tomato juice. Drink a glass daily because it can increase the amount of hormones that can prevent the disease. US researchers say, eat a lot of tomatoes and tomato products contain a lot of advantages. Even in a short time.
The researcher added that women can easily eat some tomatoes. For example, a glass of tomato juice every day contain a number of lycopene, an active substance that is believed to have a large effect.
Lycopene gives the red color in tomatoes and is believed to help prevent prostate cancer. For those of you who do not like tomato juice, you can try a bowl of tomato soup, plus a tomato sauce with pasta and a spoonful of ketchup daily. Researchers from Rutgers University in New Jersey, measuring hormone levels in 70 women aged 55 years, before and after consumption of tomatoes for 10 weeks.
Everyone who is overweight or has a relative who has breast cancer, high risk of developing the disease. Some lycopena in a glass of tomato juice a day increased levels of the hormone adiponectin as much as 9 percent. Adiponectin is involved in regulating lipid levels and obesity can increase the chances of breast cancer. Hormones increased most in lean women.
By eating foods rich in tomatoes, a larger impact on hormone levels, especially in women who maintain body weight.