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Tomatoes prevent the formation of blood clots

June 15 2006

Scottish scientists have found that ordinary tomatoes have a unique ability to inhibit clot formation in the cardiovascular system of man.

The discovery was made was to examine the formation of blood clots in the veins of the passengers of long intercontinental air travel. According to international statistics, to 12 percent of passengers receive as a result of the fixed seating similar injury in the flights that exceed five o'clock, Radio Mayak.

Tomatoes can cause a reduction in the degree of density of blood. In contrast used for this purpose aspirin , they have no side effects.
Thrombotic components - flavonoids - restrain with a yellowish mass, which coats the seeds of tomatoes. Flavonoids also possess the ability to prevent heart attacks. Instead of natural tomato can use the concentrated juice and even toothpaste, say scientists.

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