sources of lycopene

The health benefits of lycopene

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3 of the best lycopene supplements 2021

3 of the best lycopene supplements 2021

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Beta-carotene is associated with improved eyesight – which is why you sometimes hear people say carrots help you see better in the dark!

As lycopene is very similar and has equally potent antioxidant properties to beta-carotene, it may also help to keep your eyes healthy.

However, we need to see some studies first to determine if the same link between eye health and lycopene exists.

There is no current evidence that suggests that lycopene can cause or help prevent spots and breakouts.

However, it is a potent antioxidant, and other strong antioxidants like vitamin C and vitamin E have been linked to skin health, so it could help support healthy skin.

Potentially! Some studies have found that getting enough lycopene every day can support (and even improve) sperm quality.

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Bhupesh Panchal

Bhupesh Panchal,
Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.