Containing cocoa products will protect the skin from sunburn.
Scientists said that exposure to the sun are subjected to those who use cocoa.
Researchers from the University of Dusseldorf (Germany) were able to establish that the use of some varieties of chocolate, rich in flavonoids, is a good tool for the prevention of skin cancer.
Studies have shown that the skin is subjected to UV radiation, remained impervious to UV rays in women who consumed the cocoa, rich in flavonoids.
Flavonoids are known to possess antioxidant action. They are not toxic to the human body. Many of them have P-vitamin activity, enhance the effect of ascorbic acid, reduce the fragility of blood vessels, have sedative effects. In addition, they are used as an anti-inflammatory.
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