lutein sun effects

Lutein May Protect Against Sun

Lutein May Protect Against Sun

Eating your greens could be key to protecting your skin from sun damage according to new research from the States.

A study by Harvard University into the beneficial effects of the antioxidant, lutein, suggests that consumption of lutein – found in such dark green leafy vegetables as spinach – protects the skin against some of the damaging effects of the sun.

Anne’s Comment

Another reason to eat a diet which is rich in leafy greens. There are lots more reasons – leafy green vegetables are highly nutritious and very good for weight loss.