Carotenoids, such as lycopene and lutein, are best absorbed when taken with a meal with oils -- but the type of oil matters, according to a recent study that compared the effects of olive oil and coconut oil. See the details in the What to Consider When Using section of our Lycopene Supplements Review, which includes our Top Pick among lycopene supplements.
Also see our Top Picks among lutein and vision supplements and our answer to the question: Which supplements should be taken with food?”
High intake of lycopene-containing foods may cause skin discoloration, according to a recent report. Get the details in our Lycopene Supplements Review.