September 18, 08
“Fight acne with watermelon
Active ingredient Lycopene
What it does The juicy fruit contains almost 40 per cent more skin-soothing lycopene than raw tomatoes. According to Massimo Marcone, a food science professor at the University of Guelph in Ontario, this antioxidant protects skin from oxygen damage, which weakens the skin’s outer layer and makes it easier for acne-causing bacteria to invade.
Suggested serving size One cup (250 mL) of fresh mushed watermelon per day.”
Interesting! I’ll be trying that! Click here to read the rest of the article.