Natural Sunscreen: 5 Foods And Drinks That Can Support Your Skin's Natural Sun Protection
You might have heard a thousand times that you should apply sunscreen every day. According to experts, it is essential to apply sunscreen even on a cloudy day or in winters. Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta who is a dermatologist says, "Although I love the sun, it's one of the biggest causes for ageing skin." It is essential to follow all precautions that can protect your skin from UV rays and keep early signs of ageing at bay. It is also good to reapply sunscreen every two hours if you are outdoors for maximum protection. Recently the dermatologist took to Instagram to share foods you must add to your diet to avoid sun damage.
"Yes, it's true. Eating foods rich in the following ingredients will help to counteract the sun's radiation," tells Dr. Geetika. She further lists the following foods you should consume-
These fruits are rich in vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant that helps ward off UV rays and pollution. Vitamin C loaded foods can also help you boost immunity and support iron absorption from the diet consumed. Some of the citrus fruits you can add to your diet are lemons, oranges, grapefruit, kinnow and much more.