Love the sun, but hate the damage it causes? Eat these 9 foods to help

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If you’re heading out to warmer weather to bask in the sun, you’ll want to read this post on how to protect your skin by eating certain foods. By now we are all well aware of the detrimental effects of exposing ourselves to ultraviolet radiation. Sunscreen will only get you so far, but there are a few foods that you can eat that will help protect you from sun damage. Eat these foods to protect your body from sun damage #suntanning #summer Click To Tweet

Foods that protect your body from sun damage

  1. Cruciferous vegetables & dark greens: kale, cauliflower, broccoli, spinach, mustard greens
  2. Omega-3 Fatty Acids: salmon (wild), red snapper
  3. Red & Yellow fruits and vegetables – tomatoes, carrots, strawberries, kiwi
  4. Green Tea
  5. Watermelon
  6. Almonds, Walnuts, Brazil Nuts
  7. Turmeric
  8. Cocoa
  9. Coconut Oil

All these foods will focus on decreasing inflammation and also increasing the body’s ability to detoxify from the free radical damage caused by the sun.

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Dr. Mike Okouchi

Doctor of Chiropractic at Velocity Wellness Center
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