Tomato Powder contains Lycopene, A natural antioxidants and it has been shown by preliminar studies to be protective against several age-related diseases such as colorectal, prostate, breast, endometrial, lung, and pancreatic cancers, as well as some cardiovascular diseases.
Tomato powder addition in the food had a 26% risk reduction of death by prostate cancer.
Lycopene which is main ingredient in Tomato powder had a 31% reduction in their risk of pancreatic cancer.
Tomato Powder is also a very good source of dietary fiber, which has been shown to reduce "bad" cholesterol levels, regulate blood sugar levels.
Tomatoes contain important amounts of niacin, vitamin B6, and folate, which are strongly related to a reduction in heart disease risk. Niacin has been used for years as a safe way to lower high cholesterol levels, while potassium has been proven to lower high blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease.
The presence of inflammatory markers such as TNF-alpha have been correlated to nearly all chronic degenerative diseases, such as atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, several cancers, osteoporosis and Alzheimer's disease.