Sunday, June 24, 2012


Food SPF?

Eating fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts helps prevent frying your skin in the sun...

Science shows us that foods high in Vitamin C and Vitamin E helps anti-age damaged skin and protects the layers of your skin!

Vitamin C Foods
  • Melons
  • Tomatoes
  • Citrus Salads
  • Red/Green Peppers
  • Spinach
-The Lycopene in Tomatoes soaks up the free radicals and helps prevent DNA damage
-The antioxidants in dark leafy greens helps rid of the free radicals from the sun
-Citrus salads are rich in bio flavanoids which help strengthen the tiny blood capillaries in the skin and prevent broken veins. 

Vitamin E Foods
  • Avocado
  • Almonds
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Pumpkin Seeds
-The fats found in seeds, nuts, and avocados help build collagen which helps keep skin elasticity

Eating these foods before, during and after playing in the sun will help provide your skin with the right nutrients to protect 


-Peppers, Tomatoes and Guacamole Dip
-Spinach with Tomatoes and Seeds
-Melon Salad mixed with Almonds

What is your favorite Summer Time snack?

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