Why should I eat more lycopene?

Research has shown that one particular antioxidant -- lycopene -- may play a powerful part in reducing the risk for a heart attack. Studies showed that men who had the highest amount of lycopene in their body fat were half as likely to suffer a heart attack than those with the least amount.

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What are the benefits of lycopene?
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What's the best way to eat tomatoes to get the most lycopene?
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Who should not use lycopene?
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