Tomatoes That Mimic Actions of Good Cholesterol Created, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Study

Published: Mar 20, 2013

UCLA researchers have genetically engineered tomatoes to produce a peptide that mimics the actions of good cholesterol when consumed. Published in the April issue of the Journal of Lipid Research and featured on the cover, their early study found that mice that were fed these tomatoes in freeze-dried, ground form had less inflammation and plaque build-up in their arteries.

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