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foods rich in melanin

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
None: The body will produce all the melanin it is programmed to produce from all but the most stringent diets. No food will enhance this as the body is ver ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
DECREASING MELANIN: THERE ARE NO FOODS THAT WILL DECREASE MELANIN. SORRY.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
None: The body will produce all the melanin it is programmed to produce from all but the most stringent diets. No food will enhance this as the body is very ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Foods and melanin: None that I have ever heard of or read about.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Embrace who you are: You're in your physical prime and the last thing you need is to let somebody make you unhappy over the color that nature and your genes gave you. Noth ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
19 years experience Family Medicine
Don't know any: But most people who have some melanocytes (the cells that make melanin) can stimulate them to produce more with exposure to the sun. Fair skinned peop ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
35 years experience Pediatrics
Melanin: I am unaware of any association between diet and melanin production. Some vegetarians may be deficient in certain b vitamins (b12), iron, zinc, vitami ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean me ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Can't : It is just your body. Going out in the sun it brings out your melanin but that is bad by causing skin cancer and premature aging.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Melanin: is the pigment which causes us to tan.

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