Ketchup Is Heart Cure

Published: December 6, 2007 | 6884th good news item since 2003

A DOLLOP of tomato ketchup a day can cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to new research.

Volunteers who had ketchup with their breakfast, lunch and tea or drank a few glasses of tomato juice saw cholesterol levels drop in just three weeks.

Researchers in Finland said levels fell by just under six per cent and low-density lipoprotein levels – “bad” cholesterol – by almost 13 per cent.

Published in Science & Technology
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