Thread: Eye supplements
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Old 09-25-2012, 05:01 AM   #24
mary fierce
Join Date: Mar 2004
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lycopene in a supplement may be of very little value. It's one of the only nutrients that has very little bioavailability until it's cooked. This is why tomato sauce is considered more nutritious than raw tomato, and why Reagan wasn't far off the mark when he declared ketchup to be a "vegetable" (for the purpose of school lunch program reckoning).
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