tomato extract

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Irritants , Plant Extracts , Antioxidants
Extract that has weak antioxidant properties (Source: Free Radical Research, February 2002, pages 217–233). Tomatoes contain lycopene, which is a significant antioxidant, but it is more bioavailable from tomato paste than from fresh tomatoes (Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1997, volume 66, number 1, pages 116–122). It can also be a potential skin irritant depending on what part of the tomato is used, but there is no way to know that from an ingredient label. See lycopene

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