Cooking Tip For Skin
Previously, we talked about how lycopene, a potent carotenoid that gives tomatoes their red hue, has numerous benefits for your skin's health. But to get the full benefits of lycopene, your tomatoes must be cooked. Doing so increases the bioavailability of lycopene and enhances your body's response to the carotenoid. So how long should you cook them? A study showed that heating tomatoes for 15 minutes is all you need to get the full benefits of this superfood.