How to prepare the skin from the inside to start sunbathing
Preparing the skin from the inside before the summer is very useful to start sunbathing and nourish the skin to tan and to get dark with health. Discover how.
Summer is approaching and we must protect our skin against the sun’s rays. In addition to using sunscreens with high protection factor or full screen, we can prepare our skin from the inside with a series of foods and herbs.
These herbs and foods must be consumed about two months before the skin is ready to receive the first rays of the summer sun.
Foods rich in beta-carotene favor the skin gradually tanning from the inside and helps increase the skin’s defenses.
Beta-carotene is vitamin A and a natural pigment that certain foods contain. Acts as an antioxidant and not only helps to tan the skin also promote hydration and help prevent skin cancer and aging of the cells of our body.
This natural pigment gives the vegetables and fruits the orange, yellow and red color.
Vitamin A is important for the care of the eyes and eyes, also for the mucous membranes of the interior of the body as well as for the bones.
We should not exceed the consumption of beta-carotene since an excess of vitamin A can also be contra-appropriate, so its consumption should not be prolonged.
It is also not advisable once our diet is already rich in beta-carotene to increase the presence of this vitamin by resorting to beta-carotene supplements.
The foods with the highest content of beta-carotene
Beta-carotene is found in the following foods: vegetables, and fruits.
The carrot is the food that stands out in high content of beta-carotene. Also, they emphasize the pumpkin, the red pepper, the tomato, the orange sweet potatoes, the beet, the kale, onion, shallot, and endivia.
Green leafy vegetables, although we do not create them because their color is green, also contain beta-carotene.
These vegetables are watercress, Swiss chard, spinach, broccoli, Brussels sprouts.
In the fruits, they stand out: the peach, the apricot, the peaches, the mango, melons, raspberry, cranberry, medlar, watermelon, grapes, guava, papaya, orange, tangerine.
The herbs and plants richest in beta-carotene
The herbs that contain beta-carotene are:
Green tea, fennel, mint, coriander, parsley, nettle, dandelion, tarragon, marjoram, horsetail, milk thistle, oregano, savory, rose hip and hibiscus.
As we have said before we can prepare our skin a few months before exposing ourselves to the sun.
We must not forget that the best protection to prevent and prevent skin cancer is to protect ourselves with a good sunscreen with high protection or full screen.