Hi everyone, I’m back!
How was your week? Did you go to beach by any chance?
Weathers in Australia is getting hot and I guess summer is around the corner!
It’s that time of year where we all start enjoying the weather outside, but did you know that the American Cancer Society indicated oxidative damage can increase your cancer risk?
Following three rules from last post,
I’d like to recommend you eating a diet high in certain foods which can potentially decrease your risk today.
Here is a list of the best foods and supplements that protect your skin!
- Red grapes, red wine, blueberries are loaded with phytochemicals, contain many of the vitamins and minerals that may help protect cells from damage and lower inflammation. It may help protect against cancer.
- Salmon and fish oil contain Omega-3 fatty acids and Astaxanthin, that have incredible anti-inflammatory powers.
- Orange veggies are loaded with magnesium and potassium that has been shown to aid in protection against some UV-induced skin irritations.
- Dark chocolates, improve the skin’s ability protect against some types of skin damage, including UV-induced issues like sun burns.
For a more extensive list, check out 6 Food Groups That Will Protect You From the Sun via @Greatist website.
NOW, I’D LIKE TO SHARE . .
My personal list of “must have” high antioxidant foods!
I have shorten my list to a few worth mentioning.
1. Coconut Oil – One study found that coconut and olive oils to have an SPF of about 8.
2. Milk & Yogurt – They contain glutathione, one of the body’s most important antioxidants that helps protect against free radical damage in the skin, as well as in the brain.
3. Onions & Garlic – They contain quercetin, which has been found to protect against UV radiation in mice.
What other foods do you eat (or apply) to keep healthy skin? Share them in the comments below!
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