Drinkable Sunscreen?

 

Not so fast!  A topical, barrier sunscreen is still the best thing protecting your skin from the sun’s damaging effects. Some sun protection can come from the inside out. There’s evidence that key nutrients found in certain foods, like phytochemicals in grapes, berries, and walnuts, and sulforaphane in broccoli, can offer some degree of protection. But these are supplemental. Your best bet is to follow Day’s advice: “You can get extra sun protection from nutritional sources, but it doesn’t replace the need for sunscreen every day and sun-smart behavior.”  Read full story

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