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Skin Protection From Grapes??!!

Monday, August 29th, 2011

flavonoidsGrapes can be a delicious snack to your healthy diet, and they could potentially help your skin.  An article in the UK’s Daily Mail reports that “grapes could protect against skin cancer and prevent premature ageing.” 

The study, conducted by scientists at the University of Barcelona and the Spanish National Research Council, found that grapes- more specifically, flavonoids found in grapes, may have skin protecting benefits.  The scientist found that the flavonoids “protect cells from the ultraviolet radiation emitted by the sun…”

Grapes aren’t just for the produce aisle anymore!  In light of this new research, you may soon be able to find them in the skincare aisle as well!!

To read the article in it’s entirety, click on the following link: