TOP 10 FOODS TO PREVENT TANNING
You can’t eat your sunscreen but you can sure eat the foods which works as same as sunscreen. Our nature has cure for everything. The foods you eat can seriously reduce your risk for sunburn, tanning & sun damage by supporting your skin’s to stay healthy and defend itself against too much sun.
Here are 10 foods that science shows naturally boost sun protection and reduce tanning :
CITRUS FRUIT FOR TANNING
Fruits like lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruits are high in vitamin C. long-term intake of vitamin C, together with vitamin E reduce the potential for sunburn. Citrus fruits also contain antioxidants, which work to protect your cells from free-radical damage during sunburn.
CARROTS FOR TANNING
Carrots are one of the best dietary sources of beta-carotene which helps protect the skin against the free radical damage caused from sun exposure. Because of this, carrots can provide increased protection against sunburn, especially when combined with vitamin E.
Strawberries contain a powerful combination of antioxidants and vitamin C, which both help protect your skin from sun damage. They can also help sunburned skin heal.TIP: Tannins in strawberries can help reduce the sting of a sunburn. For D tan pack , grab a few strawberries and mash them up and apply on your face.
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Green tea has catechins which protect again sunburn, it also has tannic acid in it, which helps calm sunburn pain, and antioxidants called EGCGs stopped genetic damage in human skin cells exposed to UV light. Having just two cups a day could help provide additional sun protection.
Pomegranates contain ellagic acid, which protect skin from cell damage induced by the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. Did you know, in a study when pomegranate extract was used in conjunction with sunscreen, it increased the SPF by 20 percent! Pomegranate also increases glutathione, which also increases protection from free radical damage.
ALMONDS FOR TANNING
These miracle nuts are few of the best sources of vitamin E, which protects and repairs the skin from sunlight. Almonds also contain quercetin, which has been shown to protect against UV damage and the wrinkle-causing breakdown of collagen.
Green lettuce, spinach, kale, and Swiss chard, are excellent sources of the antioxidants which can halt cell growth prompted by UV light and thus prevents tanning.
When you eat tomatoes, you are adding lycopene to your diet. Lycopene is an antioxidant that neutralizes the free radicals produced from too much sun, and prevents tanning. eating five tablespoons of lycopene-rich tomato paste daily for three months experienced 25 percent more natural protection against sunburn.
This staple summer fruit is also high in lycopene and contains 40% more lycopene than tomatoes! Bbye tan!
Omega 3 fatty acids in flax seeds protect your skin from sunburn, reduce additional reduce tanning, and fight against skin cancer. Flaxseed oil can protect your skin against UV rays and keep your skin moisturized so it won’t dry out, as well as fight against skin cancer. Add 2 tablespoons to your next smoothie.
Diet is an often-overlooked part of how we adapt to our external environments throughout the seasons. Nature has the cure of everything.
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