Sun protection with daily aliments
The sky is clear, beautiful and sunny, but the sun rays are causing damages to the skin. How can we fight against that?
Sunscreen, is there anything else? In fact, everyday food also helps your skin to be sun-protected! Note right away these foods to add to your diet when the sunny season is approaching!
UV rays are in the sun, essentially a type of rays harmful to the human body, UV rays will most directly affect the contact of skin and human eyes, reducing resistance in the long term. UV impact on the skin layer often exposed to the sun, attack the dermis to make dark skin causing tan and sunburn.
** Blueberries **
Blueberry trees often grow in acidic soils, soils are degraded in areas with temperate climates or near-polar climates. The berry, round, dark-colored blueberry fruit contains a lot of precious nutrients such as carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins A, C and anthocyanidins compounds that have antioxidant effects - these are also necessary to fight free radicals generated by UV rays.
Eating blueberries daily from 200-400gr will help you with natural sun protection.
** Watermelon **
If you know Tomatoes contain a lot of lycopene - an antioxidant that makes red tomatoes, the watermelon has a greater lycopene content. Lycopene has UVA and UVB absorption function to protect the skin from the sun and is considered a sunscreen
It may take a few weeks for this substance to work, but regular daily intolerance will help your skin to be healthy and natural against the sun. However, you should also note that watermelons are capable of causing strong irritation with the stomach, which is easy to damage the spleen. So, you should only put watermelon in the lower compartment of the refrigerator, the temperature is about 8-10 degrees, each time should not eat more than 500 g, eat slowly
** types of seeds **
Types of seeds such as walnuts, flax seeds, almonds, pumpkin seeds, .... Usually contains Omega 3 ingredients and antioxidants. In addition, we will find this ingredient easily in salmon. Omega 3 has anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, youthful skin and anti-ultraviolet skin diseases. Don't forget that most nuts are very high in calories, so don't eat more than 30 grams a day.
** Carrots and green leafy vegetables **
Do you know carrots are rich in vitamins and beneficial nutrients? They have many health benefits such as improved eyesight, skin beauty, cardiovascular protection or cancer prevention. Moreover betacarotene carrots - Vitamin A's prefix will work against the sun if used regularly within 10 weeks.
Besides, green vegetables also have antioxidant and prevent sun damage to the skin thanks to the compounds Lutein and Zeaxanthin. Do not forget to add about 300 grams of green vegetables, 100-200 gr of fruit and 100gr of carrots everyday!
** Green tea **
Instead of drinking coffee, you can choose a cup of this hot yellow green tea to enjoy. In green tea contains many ingredients Flavanol (EGCG) - strong antioxidants, Polyphenol, and especially Catechins. These ingredients protect the skin from the sun by destroying free stem cells, reducing inflammation from inside.
In addition, green tea also helps you lose weight but, please pay attention to how to drink tea at the right time. The proper time to drink tea is when you wake up and after having breakfast for at least 30 minutes. For the rest of the day, you should drink green tea after a meal for 30-60 minutes. Remember not to drink more than 3 drinks a day and don't drink when you're hungry!
** Cauliflower **
Research has shown that fibrous foods can protect skin from cancer and inhibit the growth of bad cells. People who ate from 2 broccoli meals a week had 44% lower incidence of bladder cancer than those who ate no more than 1 meal per week. Therefore, add broccoli more often to your daily diet to get enough benefits from this food.
This is essentially a flower of a vegetable, which contains high levels of antioxidants & acts as a shield by sucking, blocking and dispersing ultraviolet rays. Cauliflower also helps promote the production of enzymes that can prevent the damage caused by ultraviolet rays.
You can still add a layer of skin protection by using daily skin care steps that contain antioxidants and absorb UV rays. For example, Jasberry facial cleanser contains cranberry extract, Melibu cream with green tea extract, Pingin serum contains high levels of vitamin C and concentrate.
With this information, I am ready to welcome a brilliant summer. Zenboté always hopes to bring useful things, and always bring wonderful organic skin care products to you.