Strawberries, Natural Sunscreen
Beside rich in essential nutrients such as vitamins A, C, and B, the research shows potential to be a strawberry fruit skin protection from the sun.
Researchers from Spain and Italy found that skin cells are given extracts of strawberries will be protected from UV damage A. The protective effect comes from anthocyanins which give the red color in the small fruit is sour. Previous research has also linked anthocyanins with a reduced risk of diabetes.
“The content of anthocyanin has an important inflammatory effects, antioxidant and antitumor. In addition, the content also has the ability to modulate the enzyme,” said Sara Tulipani of the University of Barcelona.
Yet researchers have not found a direct link between anthocyanin with protection against ultraviolet rays. According Tulipani, they are essentially new research conducted in the dermis and epidermis of human skin, the skin cells in culture.
Pending the results of subsequent research, do not hesitate to eat strawberries. some research suggests this fruit provides health benefits and beauty.