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20 Best Foods That Can Protect Your Skin From the Sun

Eat This, Not That! Logo By April Benshosan of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 21: Although our sun is four-and-a-half billion years old, its deleterious effects aren't slowing down with age. From tanning poolside to taking a stroll in the park, our skin is continuously exposed to environmental stressors—ultraviolet damage included. And while slathering on a broad-spectrum sunscreen and donning dark shades can do the trick, adding sun-protecting foods to your diet is also a solid way to salvage your health.And let's not forget: While Earth-penetrating UVA and UVB wavelengths aren't visible to the naked eye, it doesn't make them any less dangerously present. That's why we've put together a list of foods that pack in potent UV-protecting nutrients such as vitamin C and lycopene. Add these eats to your grocery list asap to prevent blistered skin and snake-like shedding this season. And if you happen to have dry skin, you'll want to add these 22 Naturally Moisturizing Foods to your diet, too.

20 Best Foods That Can Protect Your Skin From the Sun

Although our sun is four-and-a-half billion years old, its deleterious effects aren't slowing down with age. From tanning poolside to taking a stroll in the park, our skin is continuously exposed to environmental stressors—ultraviolet damage included. And while slathering on a broad-spectrum sunscreen and donning dark shades can do the trick, adding sun-protecting foods to your diet is also a solid way to salvage your health.

And let's not forget: While Earth-penetrating UVA and UVB wavelengths aren't visible to the naked eye, it doesn't make them any less dangerously present. That's why we've put together a list of foods that pack in potent UV-protecting nutrients such as vitamin C and lycopene. Add these eats to your grocery list asap to prevent blistered skin and snake-like shedding this season. And if you happen to have dry skin, you'll want to add these 22 Naturally Moisturizing Foods to your diet, too.

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