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Strawberry extract protects skin from UVA rays

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The Times of India: Strawberry extract added to skin cell cultures acts as a protector against ultraviolet radiation as well as increasing its viability and reducing damage to DNA, a new study has shown.

Developed by a team of Italian and Spanish researchers, the study opens the door to the creation of photoprotective cream made from strawberries.

“We have verified the protecting effect of strawberry extract against damage to skins cells caused by UVA rays,” Maurizio Battino, researcher at the Universita Politecnica delle Marche in Italy and lead author of the jointly Spanish and Italian study, told SINC.

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Posted by on August 4, 2012. Filed under Alternate Medicine,Asia,Health,Health & Fitness,Preventive Medicine. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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