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Natural protection from the sun: foods to eat

Yes, it’s true. You can eat certain foods that will naturally enhance your skin, allowing you to enjoy the sunshine without fear of damage 365 days a year. We need to get out into the sun in order to get that all-important Vitamin D.  This vitamin is vital to long-term health and happiness. Sunshine only becomes dangerous when you get excessive exposure to UV rays and get sun burned, BUT moderate exposure is a good and healthy thing.


Here’s a list of foods that promote natural sun protection:

Nuts & Fruits Vegetables Other
Almonds Broccoli Dark Chocolate
Apples Cabbage Green & Black Teas
Flax Seeds Cauliflower Red Snapper
Kiwis Chard Turmeric
Lemons Carrots
Oranges Collard Grens
Pomegranates Dandelion Greens
Red Grapes Kale
Strawberries Spinach
Sunflower Seeds Sweet Potatoes
Turnip Greens


Avoid going outside between 10am and 3pm. The sun’s rays are strongest during this time period.


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