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Possible Interaction: Ethanol and Lycopene





Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Increased intake of lycopene , a major carotenoid in tomatoes, consumed as the all-trans-isomer attenuates alcohol induced apoptosis in 2E1 cells and reduces risk of prostate, lung and digestive cancers.
Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine & pharmacotherapie  •  2004  |  View Paper
These data indicate an interaction between chronic alcohol ingestion and lycopene supplementation and suggest a need for caution among individuals consuming high amounts of both alcohol and lycopene.
The Journal of nutrition  •  2008  |  View Paper
However, general and pathological evaluation of gastric tissues revealed that lycopene (especially at high doses) could aggravate acute gastric mucosal injury induced by ethanol.
Therefore, lycopene (especially at high doses) aggravates acute gastric mucosal injury caused by ethanol , but this was not due to oxidative stress or inflammatory factors.
Frontiers in Nutrition  •  2021  |  View Paper