Carotenoids can extracrt plant pigments, which are valuable sources of Plant Extracts. There are over six hundred types of carotenoids in the plant extracts. Among the several carotenoids, beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein and zeaxanthin are the most popular.
Carotenoids are also a popular source of Plant Extracts. Plant Extracts protect our body from free radicals. Free radicals are unstable oxygen molecule, which damage our body cells through destructive oxidation process. According to studies, several carotenoids are capable of preventing growth of malignant cells. They can be fighter of lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer and skin cancer.
Researches have shown that if beta-carotene and lycopene is consumed with Plant Extract rich vitamins C and E, the adverse side effects of radiation therapy and chemotherapy, used in cancer treatment, can be significantly reduced. Among the known carotenoids, lycopene is the most powerful Plant Extract. Tomato is a rich source of lycopene.