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Foods to Eat to Prevent a Sunburn

8 Foods That Can Help Rescue Skin From Sun Damage

Foods to Eat to Prevent a Sunburn

"The deeper the color of the fruit you eat, the more antioxidants it contains," said Roger Adams, Ph.D., dietitian and nutritionist and founder of "Antioxidants fight free radicals in the body, which are caused by sun exposure and can damage cells, altering their appearance or function."

Some studies have also linked free radicals to cancer. Adams recommends opting for fruits like berries, plums, prunes, and cherries to pack your diet full of skin-boosting antioxidants that keep skin cells, as well as other cells in the body, from degrading as quickly and succumbing to the detrimental effects of aging.

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