Researchers at the University of St Andrews put this down to the presence of carotenoids, a form of antioxidant. "People who eat more fruit and vegetables, especially yellow and red fruit and green leafy vegetables such as spinach, have a more golden skin tone that has a much better effect on healthy appearance than a suntan," said researcher Dr Ian Stephen.
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Agroforestry has the potential to deliver on a range of policy objectives in England, according to a new report from the Woodland Trust and the Soil Association.
The Government needs to provide much more detail on its post-Brexit farming policy if its twin aims of increasing farm competitiveness and enhancing the environment are to be met, according to a new report published this week by the parliamentary Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Committee.
With the UK's future trading relationships with the EU and the wider world still up in the air, the fruit-growing industry has expressed concern about whether it will still be able to bring in the fruit trees and soft-fruit plants on which it depends.
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