It maintains health of certain tissues like those in the retina. It also helps in growth and keeps the skin healthy and promotes regular development of skeletal tissue and teeth. It also required for maintaining healthy mucosa and it has been found to protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.
It is an antioxidant required for a large number of metabolic functions in the human body. It also aids in immunity and in healing wounds and can repair tissues (like collagen). Helps in the absorption of veggie iron and alongside other nutrients, such as zinc, vitamin E and lutein can prevent age related macular degeneration.
It helps to produce prothrombin, a protein and blood clotting factor. It has a potential role in bone health by promoting osteoblastic (bone formation and strengthening) activity. It may help limit neuronal damage in the brain, by helping to regulate calcium that causes some of the damage done to the brain in Alzheimer’s.
Lycopene a flavonoid antioxidant, is a unique phytochemical compound that has an increased therapeutic action when cooked. It may help protect cells and other structures in the human body from harmful oxygen-free radicals and it may protect the skin from ultra-violet (UV). Zeaxanthin helps protect eyes from “age-related macular related macular disease” (ARMD) in the older adults by filtering harmful ultra-violet rays.DOWNLOAD PDF