Good news for pizza lovers like me…
The risk of developing colon cancer also fell by 26% and mouth cancer by 34%, they claimed.
The secret could be lycopene, an antioxidant chemical in tomatoes, which is thought to offer some protection against cancer, and which gives the fruit its traditional red colour.
[Source: BBC News]
On the other hand Pizza can be high in saturated fat, salt and calories which would most probably result in an “outstanding” physique and a sudden “surprise” heart attack.
So if the chemical exists in tomatoes, I guess we should just eat tomatoes, instead of making up extra excuses to have a hot, delicious, stuffed crust, melting cheese, yummy pizza.
I’ll be in the pizza place next door, follow me 😛