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Foods for Beautiful Skin (Page 7)

Papaya

Papaya:

Papaya is an excellent source of vitamin C—and research suggests that vitamin C may help protect skin cells against sun damage by promoting the repair of DNA that’s been harmed by UV rays. UV rays break the chemical bonds of skin cells, killing them and damaging their DNA, which may eventually cause cancerous growth. You can find vitamin C in a multitude of cosmetics—of which some have been shown to be effective in protecting skin—but why not go straight to the source for a tasty boost of vitamin C.   

Delicious Recipes to Try:
Green Papaya Salad
Papaya Smoothie
Papaya-Avocado Salad
Papaya-Lime Sorbet
Chicken & Green Papaya Salad

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