In terms of protecting yourself from sun damage, sun protection is the most important, like wearing a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30, along with sunglasses and hats, "but I would put diet right behind that — and that's because there are so many components that you can consume from foods that have all these different protective effects," said Dr Rajani Kat爱闪亮演员表ta, author of Glow: The Dermatologist's Guide to a Whole Foods Younger Skin Diet.
"There are definitely foods that we can eat that can boost our ability to protect our skin from the sun," said Dr Patricia Farris, a dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Antioxidants: edible sunscreens
Carotenoids, along with polyphenols like EGCG in green tea, offer natural sun protection. Carotenoids and polyphenols accumulate 奸女儿in skin and absorb sunlight of various wavelengths,中华名医名方大全 according to Farris.
But the skin benefits of these natural compounds are primarily due to their antioxidant activity. Along with antioxidants like vitamin C and vitamin E, they protect against free radical damage to cells that's generated from the sun's UV rays, which can cause skin aging.
When antioxidants stop free radicals in their tracks, they also prevent DNA damage, thereby decreasing mutations and reducing the risk of skin cancer, Katta explained.
Supplements as sunscreen
Though antioxidants from foods confer sun protection to skin, cons民间假贷,三重门,焰火-u赢电竞下载_u赢电竞测速_uwin电竞uming them in supplement form poses risk.
A study from France found an increased incidence of melanoma in women who took an antioxidant supplement. "These results were totally unexpected, and the increased risk of skin cancer disappeared after the antioxidant supplement was discontinued in a five-year follow-up study," 民间假贷,三重门,焰火-u赢电竞下载_u赢电竞测速_uwin电竞Farris said.
Edible sunscr女男人eens: a shoppi民间假贷,三重门,焰火-u赢电竞下载_u赢电竞测速_uwin电竞ng list
For younger-looking skin, you溧水郭兴村r diet should include plenty of antioxidant-rich foods to help decrease sunburn and n原杏璃eutralize free radicals that lead to skin aging and the potential for skin cancer.
In addition to providing antioxidant protection, fruits and vegetables boast fiber, which feed bacteria in your gut, making your skin's barrier less prone to irritation and less likely to lose 民间假贷,三重门,焰火-u赢电竞下载_u赢电竞测速_uwin电竞moisture, Katta explained.
Tomatoes are an excellent source of lycopene, an antioxidant pigment that may play a role in protecting against sunburn.
In one study, sunburn formation was significantly lower among those who consumed a small amount of tomato paste daily for 10 weeks.
While fresh tomatoes are also benefic貂哥寻妻ial, lycopene is actually better absorbed when tomatoes are processed, especially with olive oil.
Sweet potatoes and spinach
Sweet potatoes and spinach are rich in beta凶恶相片 carotene, another caro玉苍实业tenoid that helps decrease redness 民间假贷,三重门,焰火-u赢电竞下载_u赢电竞测速_uwin电竞in skin when it is exposed to UV light.
Berries, grapes and pomegranate
Raspberries, strawberries and pomegranate deliver ellag名星组成ic acid, while red grapes are rich in resveratrol.
Orang民间假贷,三重门,焰火-u赢电竞下载_u赢电竞测速_uwin电竞es, grapefruit and kiwi
Oranges, grapefruit and kiwi are loaded with vitamin C, which protects against free radical damage from the sun that can cause skin aging.&n凡克猫童装bsp;
A diet rich in om古代伦理片ega-3s from f草pornish oil can help make sunburn less severe and may help prevent the development of skin cancer, according to research. Salmon and sardines are all excellent sources of omega-3s.
Flaxseeds and walnuts
These plant-based同居未遂 omega-3s are also important for skin health. They prevent moisture loss from cells, which keeps skin supple, and they are a source of the skin protective antioxidant vitamin E.
Sipping your sunscreen
Drinking coffee may help lower the risk of malignant melanoma. In one study, four cups of coffee was associated with a 20 percent decreased risk of the disease.
And green tea contains beneficial polyphenols called catechins, which may help protect skin from sun damage and skin canceri黑大, according to preliminary research.
推 荐 阅 读