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  • n. An orange-coloured carotenoid pigment found in tomatoes and other vegetables.

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  • Red: tomatoes and watermelon contain lycopene, phytoene, and phytofluene, which help lower the risk of cancer.

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  • The patent (US 7,351,746 B2) is based on research conducted on phytoene and phytofluene, which are carotenoids found in natural

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  • According to the company's vice president of new product development and scientific affairs, Dr Zohar Nir, this research has demonstrated phytoene and phytofluene block the progression of atherosclerosis by inhibiting the deposition of plaque from oxidized LDL-cholesterol.

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