Health & Beauty Report: The Beauty Benefits of 8 Heart Healthy Foods
Celebrate American Heart Month by indulging in these foods that are good for both your health and beauty
In fact, because they're such good beauty boosters, several companies market cult-fave tomato based beauty products, including Burt's Bees Garden Tomato Complexion Soap for Oil and Troubled Skin, $6, Eminence Tomato Lycopene Masque, $48 and Yes to Tomatoes Tremendous Tomato Daily Volumizing Conditioner, $9.
Tip: Cooking tomatoes substantially raises their health benefits, which should come as great news to fans of spaghetti sauce. And, in their book "SuperFoods RX," Dr. Steven Pratt and Kathy Matthews call tomato paste a "health food wonder" and say that "since it's particularly rich in lycopene, use [it] in sauces, soups, and stews to boost the nutrient content." Tastes great too.
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