As it's early in the year and we're still sticking to our eat-healthy resolutions (aren't we?), let's talk about lycopene, an antioxidant that might help to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease and macular degeneration. Which of the following pantry ingredients contains the highest amount of lycopene?
1. Ginger root
4. Canned chopped tomatoes
Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have this ingredient in your pantry.
[Last week's answer: As far as I know, Rusty Red is not a variety of dried mushroom. I made that up. But, if it is a real mushroom, it's not an edible one, as most red mushrooms are poisonous.]
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