How eating fish can save your skin………We’ve lauded the benefits of eating fish many times. Here’s another reason to consider making fish a regular part of your diet: It may save you from skin cancer.

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition looked at the effect of eating fish on the occurrence of actinic keratoses, or AKs — those rough, red patches that tend to pop up on the skin as we get older, especially on sun-damaged skin.More than half of invasive squamous cell skin cancers begin as AKs, so anything that can help to prevent AKs can potentially reduce your risk of skin cancer.In this study, the dietary intake of more than 1,100 adults in Australia was monitored over four years.

Participants were also evaluated by dermatologists for the presence of AKs on their skin at the beginning and the end of the study. After four years, there was a 28 percent reduction in new AKs among the people who ate the oiliest fish, such as salmon (one to two servings per week), compared with those who ate the least amount of such fish.More..