1. Studies show that tomatoes and tomato products may reduce the risk of heart disease and several cancers. They are also considered to be beneficial for skin health, and may protect against sunburns.
2. Lycopene is the most abundant plant compound in tomatoes. It is found in the highest amounts in tomato products, such as ketchup, tomato juice, and tomato-based sauces.
3. The main plant compound in tomatoes is lycopene. They also contain beta-carotene, naringenin and chlorogenic acid.