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Opinion: Six Type of Food That Help to Prevent Skin Cancer

skin cancer is caused by midday skin rays . This makes it difficult to prevent skin cancer. You cannot eat your sunscreen but what you can eat may help you against sun damage.

Diet is often overlooked part of how we adapt to our external environment. Let us take a look into the types of food that help you to prevent skin cancer.

1. Watermelon

Watermelon contains lycopene . Lycopene absorbs both UVA and UVB radiation. This may take several weeks for the skin to become more photoprotective due to its turnover rate.

2. Nuts and seeds

Nuts and seeds contain Omega 35. Omega 35 help to cope with effects of spending a little too much time in the sun.

3. Carrots and leafy greens

Carrots and leafy greens such as kales and spinach are great bern curoten-packed . Particularly against skin damage and even skin cancer.

Other type of food that may help you protect yourself against skin cancer are; green tea and blue berries.

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