The tea spray that can prevent skin cancer

A spray made from green tea could protect your skin against cancer. Experiments have shown the spray reduced the damaging effects of the sun's ultraviolet light.

Scientists who tested the solution at University Hospitals Case Medical Centre in Cleveland, Ohio, said the tea spray boosts the skin's in-built immune system and helps it fight off the sun's harmful effects.

Powerful disease-fighting chemicals, called polyphenols, are thought to explain tea's beneficial effects on the skin.

The number of Britons diagnosed with malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has topped 10,000 a year, according to recent figures from Cancer Research UK.

Although sunscreens can protect the skin, scientists now believe that tea could help prevent the cellular damage that leads to cancer.

Source - Daily Mail

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