Sun Damage

Health & Wellness

The Best 3 Foods to Protect the Skin

By Tawnya Manion | July 23, 2013

Photo: Benson Kua
Photo: Benson Kua

Photo: Benson Kua

We all apply sunscreen and cover up with big sunglasses and a hat, but did you know that what you eat can protect your skin too? Certain foods’ antioxidants have the ability to protect the epidermis from UV rays; plants produce these natural agents to  protect their own cells from decomposing, and when we consume the same compounds, they safeguard us from premature aging. So it’s imperative when trying to take care of your skin to incorporate foods that contain copious amounts of vitamins and minerals, which will protect the body from the wear and tear of every day life. A little confused on which fare to eat for better defense against  beams? Here are the Top Three Foods that can help protect you from sun damage.  Read More


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