Plants don’t burn in the sun thanks to the sunscreening mechanism they evolved. Eating plants rich in photoprotective molecules allows your body to protect your skin from sun damage. Here is how:
The same seed, different extraction methods, two very different results. Can you work out which raspberry seed oil was cold pressed and which was extracted by CO2?
But you may wonder: why do molecules absorb light at different wavelengths? The answer has to do with already mentioned rule; that it is the structure of the molecule that dictates its function. But what does it mean in reality?
Rice bran oil is a lightweight liquid with a unique composition of over 100 identified bioactive phytochemicals such as gamma-oryzanol, ceramides, ferulic acid, essential amino acids, vitamins as well as tocopherols, tocotrienols and squalene.