Beta Carotene to prevent sun damage

Sunshine at last or going for the well-deserved holidays?

Antioxidants can prevent against sun damage from the inside. Scientists have found that supplementation with Beta Carotene together with Vitamin E for 12 weeks significantly increases resistance to sunburn.

Antioxidant nutrients seem to work synergistically to prevent reddening of the skin, which is characteristic of over-exposure to the sun.

Beta Carotene supplementation  does not replace the need for an appropriate sunscreen lotion or cream.

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Sources of Beta-Carotene

Beta Carotene is considered an antioxidant and is also a precursor to vitamin A. This compound helps maintain healthy skin and also plays a vital role in eye health. Studies show the benefits of Beta Carotene in skin disorders like acne and dermatitis.

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