Supplements as Sunscreen: The Vitamins as Sun Protection Quiz
by Staff
Vitamins help improve your skin tone, but can they also help protect your skin from the sun? Test what you know about sun protection in our quiz.

Which is known to be the best way to protect your skin from the sun's damage?

  • sunscreen
  • vitamins
  • diet

What causes photoaging, skin cancers and other sun damage?

  • solar flares
  • solar eclipses
  • ultraviolet (UV) rays

Which vitamins are skin-repairing antioxidants?

  • vitamins A, C and E
  • vitamins B6, B12 and folate
  • vitamin K

When UV rays hit your skin, what is produced inside your body that causes skin damage?

  • free radicals
  • vitamin D
  • melanin

What are free radicals?

  • atoms with unpaired protons
  • atoms with unpaired electrons
  • atoms that are magnetized

True or false: Antioxidants neutralize free radicals.

  • true
  • false

Which of the following combinations of vitamins may help prevent sunburns?

  • vitamins A and E
  • vitamins K and E
  • vitamins C and E

Which of the following is a good source of vitamin C?

  • broccoli
  • bell peppers
  • Brussels sprouts
  • all of the above

Which is not a good source of vitamin E?

  • almonds
  • sunflower seeds
  • peanuts
  • lemons

True or false: Some vitamins may help protect you against sun damage while improving the look of your skin.

  • true
  • false