How's this for a dangling carrot: The rabbit food may not only help prevent sun damage, but might even reverse it. In a recent Korean study, 30 healthy women received a daily dose of 30 milligrams of beta carotene (about six carrots' worth) for three months. As a result, the antioxidants both protected and repaired cells from photoaging. Sneak carrots into your diet by making healthy, low-cal fries. Cut peeled carrots into three-inch sticks. Place them on a baking sheet with two tablespoons of olive oil and some sea salt. Toss to coat evenly, then roast in a 400 degrees for 30 minutes (turning them at the 15-minute mark).

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Sun-fighting superfoods

Slip, slop, slap and wrap - and then munch on these foods that fight the sun!

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  1. Joe04:02pm Wednesday 31st October 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Another nutient in carrots is vitamin A. In high doses vitamin A is toxic. Does the research cover this danger? History shows the lethal effects of excess vitamin A. Some Antarctic explorers died from eating the livers of the dogs they killed for nourishment.

  2. Mark07:53am Tuesday 30th October 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    CANNABIS prescriptions could soon be available to Australians for the first time as evidence mounts for its medicinal use in people with cancer and multiple sclerosis. about bloody time...