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Tea to prevent skin cancer

Updated: Friday, Dec 25,2009, 2:55:33 PM
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Studies have shown that the summer is a period of high incidence of skin cancer, because the factors that cause skin cancer, mainly from the sun's ultraviolet radiation, or the fluorescent exposure. According to the United States New Hampshire Dartmouth Medical School researchers have found that drinking several cups of tea a day can reduce the risk of two common skin cancer (squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell cancer) risk.

Research team studied 2,200 adults, eating habits and health status, found that drinking tea in people suffering from squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma less dangerous. A cup of tea a day or more persons suffering from these two kinds of cancer more likely than those who did not drink tea at 20% to 30%.

There is a tea antioxidant known as EGCG, can limit the damage UV radiation on the skin. Few decades has been to drink tea, and drink two cups of tea a day for at least the people who, this effect more pronounced.

Beauty who likes to enjoy sunbathing, for health, please try to avoid from 11 am to 4 pm the sun exposure, to go out for their own sunscreen, and do not forget a day, a cup of tea for their own Paoshang yo!

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