A Spicy Breakfast
- 1 Can (400 grams)of organic baked beans
- 4 large vine ripened tomatoes (chopped)
- 1 onion (chopped)
- 4-6 Fresh Mushrooms
- Chilli (fresh or powder)
Using a non stick pan heat pan to hot place onions and tomatoes and cook for a few minutes until soft add in Mushrooms, chilli and water, simmer until cooked and soft then empty tin of organic navy baked beans and heat through…
Serve on health slice of organic whole grainy toast…..
It’s hot, tasty, low calories has a variety of foods to keep you healthy…
Tomatoes for men’s prostate (lycopene) Vitamin B from the Mushrooms, and chilli to keep
you warm in winter….YUM !!!
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Lycopene (from the New Latin word lycopersicum for the tomato species name) is a bright red carotene and carotenoid pigment and phytochemical found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables, such as red carrots, watermelons and papayas (but not strawberries or cherries). Although lycopene is chemically a carotene, it has no vitamin A activity.
In plants, algae, and other photosynthetic organisms, lycopene is an important intermediate in the biosynthesis of many carotenoids, including beta carotene, responsible for yellow, orange or red pigmentation, photosynthesis, and photo-protection. Like all carotenoids, lycopene is a polyunsaturated hydrocarbon (an unsubstituted alkene). Structurally, it is a tetraterpene assembled from eight isoprene units, composed entirely of carbon and hydrogen, and is insoluble in water. Lycopene’s eleven conjugated double bonds give it its deep red color and are responsible for its antioxidant activity. When absorbed from the stomach, lycopene is transported in the blood by various lipoproteins and accumulates in the liver, adrenal glands, and testes.
Because preliminary research has shown an inverse correlation between consumption of tomatoes and cancer risk, lycopene has been considered a potential agent for prevention of some types of cancers, particularly prostate cancer. (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycopene)