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If you hate applying sunscreen, you're in luck! (Note: You should wear sunscreen year-round to protect yourself against the harsh UV rays). However, consuming foods high in beta-carotene and lycopene provides protection against skin damage from the sunlight.

High beta carotene foods:

Sweet
potato
(baked)
: 200g/per cup
Carrots
(cooked)
: 78g/per ½ cup
Dark
green leafy vegetables (cooked)
: 180g/per cup
Butternut squash (cooked)
: 205g/per cup
Cantaloupe
: 177g/per cup
Sweet
Red
Peppers
: 149g/per cup
Dried
Apricots
: 130g/per cup
Peas
(cooked)
: 80g/per ½ cup
Broccoli
(cooked)
: 78g/per ½ cup

High lycopene foods:


Watermelon: 152g/per cup
Tomatoes
(cooked): 240g/per cup
Papaya
: 145g/per cup
Grapefruit
: 230g/per cup
Sweet
Red
Peppers
: 106g/per cup
Asparagus
(cooked): 90g/per ½ cup
Red (purple) Cabbage
: 89g/per cup
Mango
: 165g/per cup
Carrots
: 128g/per cup

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Thank you so much @Wyndiz!
2 years ago·Reply
I am into healthy lifestyle after a 120lbs weight loss that anything good for our bodies is so amazing. thanks for sharing :-)
2 years ago·Reply
That's amazing!! You should be so proud of your journey! That takes so much hard work and dedication and I commend you for that @Wyndiz
2 years ago·Reply
I am very proud of myself now I help those who need to lose and live a healthy lifestyle.
2 years ago·Reply
I had no idea that beta carotene rich foods had that kind of effect on the body. Time to bring my carrot sticks to the beach!
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