What is Lycopene?

The characteristic red pigment of the tomato that may be considered chemically as the parent substance from which all natural carotenoid pigments are derived; an unsaturated hydrocarbon made up of eight isoprene units, two of them hydrogenated, with 11 conjugated double bonds.

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Hello I'm a female, 18 years and 6 months. What tablets can I take to improve the skin on my face? I have lots of whiteheads near my nose and...

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sunscreen and lycopene

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.
You can take lycopene capsule.
It is an oral sunscreen.

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I have recurrent hip and lower back pain, feels like im walking sideways, osteopenia in right femur and osteoporosis in spine, t2,3 . Currently...

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I am Dr Mittal, MD
I have read your query and am going to try and help you.

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Can i take a lycopene supplement with my prostate medication betmiga (Mirabegron)? I heart is a good supplement to prevent prostate cancer. Is...

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Brief Answer:
Mirabegron and Lycopene aren't curative treatment for prostate cancer.

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Hello Georgiac and welcome to HCM.
As an...

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