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Is lycopene better than statins?

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Taking 25mg daily of the antioxidant lycopene, commonly found in tomatoes, can lower LDL cholesterol by 10%, whilst slightly increasing good cholesterol, reducing systolic blood pressure and the risk of both atherosclerosis and stroke