08:37am Tuesday 24 September 2019

Looking good on greens

The research, which showed that instead of heading for the sun the best way to look good is to munch on carrots and tomatoes, has been published in the Journal Evolution and Human Behaviour.

Dr Ian Stephen, from the School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, led the research as part of his PhD at the University of St Andrews and Bristol University. He said: “Most people think the best way to improve skin colour is to get a suntan, but our research shows that eating lots of fruit and vegetables is actually more effective.

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More information is available from Dr Ian Stephen on +603 8924 8730 (GMT +8hrs), ian.stephen@nottingham.edu.my; or Professor David Perrett, dp@st-andrews.ac.uk

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