1. Dark chocolate
Add something else to cocoa’s many health benefits! German researchers found that flavonoids (a kind of antioxidant in chocolate) can help protect the skin from UV damage, as did a study in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. The cocoa also helps smooth out the surface of the skin. At the store, go for dark chocolate over milk (the flavonoids are strongest in chocolate that hasn’t been overly processed) and unsweetened cocoa powder (as long as it hasn’t gone through Dutch processing).
The omega-3 fatty acids found in this fish can help your skin be less sensitive to UVB rays, protecting the cells from free radical damage. And don’t worry about choosing wild versus farmed--both are great sources of omega-3s.
3. Tomato paste
The lycopene in tomatoes, which are super concentrated in tomato paste, helps your skin protect itself against harmful UV radiation.
While there are no replacement for regularly slathering on your sunscreen, adding these 3 foods to your diet can help keep your skin healthy and beautiful.
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