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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Melanin: is the pigment which causes us to tan.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Melanocytes: There is only one source of melanin, melanocytes. You may consult this site for more info: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0022691/ For ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Melanin: Spend some time in the sun. sunlight is what gives pigmentation to skin, and color. Spending time in the sunlight will cause your body to increase the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Avoid sun exposure: Exposure to UV light is a trigger for melanin production. If you are naturally dark skinned, there may not be a healthy way to reduce the melanin prod ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Where and why?: Melanin levels in the skin, depending on the genetic make of the person, can increase with sun exposure. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Albinism: We would be albino.
A female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
DECREASING MELANIN: THERE ARE NO FOODS THAT WILL DECREASE MELANIN. SORRY.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Skin pigment: This is the normal dark pigment of the body which gives it its color and sunprotection as well. Albinos may lack this pigment and have significant he ... Read More

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